Pygmy Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pygmeus

– medium-sized waterbird, roughly size of Mallard
– diurnal migrant, possibly nocturnal as well
– migrates in small to medium flocks in formation

bif0958_mpu_i8z5819_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0958, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0959_mpu_i8z5444_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0959, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0960_mpu_i8z5267_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0960, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0961_mpu_i8z4337_100619_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0961, 19/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0962_mpu_i8z4340_100619_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0962, 19/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0963_mpu_i8z5262_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0963, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0964_mpu_i8z5260_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0964, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0965_mpu_i8z5256_100621_pygcormo-ad_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0965, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0966_mpu_i8z5081_100621_pygcormo-k2_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, 2CY
BIF0966, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0967_mpu_i8z5078_100621_pygcormo-k2_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, 2CY
BIF0967, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0968_mpu_i8z5080_100621_pygcormo-k2_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, 2CY
BIF0968, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0969_mpu_i8z5082_100621_pygcormo-k2_hun_hortogagy
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, 2CY
BIF0969, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

bif0673_mpu_i8z7968_100630_pygcormo-3-ad_hu_kiskunsagi
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF0673, 30/06/2010, Kiskunsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze


Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus, AD
BIF1083, 24/10/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: nonvocal during migration

key features: in preparation

comparison species:
Great Cormorant
Shag

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