Phalacrocorax (Phalacrocorax) carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Great Cormorant

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The Great Cormorant is a large black bird, but there is a wide variation in size in the species wide range. Weight is reported from 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) to 5.3 kg (11.7 lbs), with a typical range from 2.6 to 3.7 kg (5.7-8.2 lbs). Length can vary from 70 to 102 cm (28���40 in) and wingspan from 121 to 160 cm (48���63 in). ... source: Wikipedia

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Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).