Neotropic Cormorant ~ Drying Off

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Kimberly Chadwick

Marana, United States

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
Note: Image size. Matboard and frame increase size of final product

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  • Custom-made box or flat frame styles
  • High-quality timber frame finishes to suit your decor
  • Premium Perspex - clearer and lighter than glass
  • Exhibition quality box or flat frame styles

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Neotropic Cormorant

Taken in Gilbert, AZ using a Canon Powershot SX40HS

Smaller than the Double-crested Cormorant by 6in, Neotropics are also slender in built. Often see on inland freshwater lakes and sheltered coastal waters in Texas, New Mexico, & Arizona.

Neotropics occasionally dive on prey, mostly fish and crustaceans, from the air or a perch.

VOICE Nesting bird gives pig-like croaks and low, squabbling noises

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Unlike other cormorants, the Neotropic Cormorant can often be seen perching on wires.
  • The northern populations are often called Mexican or Olivaceous Cormorants, and many authors treat these as a separate species, P. olivaceus.
  • Those who say the entire population is a single species treat the northern birds as a subspecies Phalacrocorax brasilianus mexicanus and the southern birds as subspecies P. b. brasilianus.
  • A group of cormorants has many collective nouns, including a “flight”, “gulp”, “rookery”, “sunning”, and “swim” of cormorants.

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