Sākums Animals Great Cormorant

Great Cormorant


Great Cormorant occurs in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Greenland and east costs of North America. The population is steadily increasing since 1970ies. The major threat is poaching.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Suliformes – gannets and relatives
■ Family Phalacrocoracidae – cormorants and shags
■ Species Phalacrocorax carbo – Great Cormorant
■ Subpecies Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis – Great Cormorant (subspecies)

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