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Bird Black-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscescens)

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John McDouall Stuart
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Scientific name: Phalacrocorax fuscescens

Common Name: Black-faced Cormorant

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Other Names: Black-faced Shag

Distribution: found along the Southern coasts of mainland Australia and in Tasmania.

Habitat: Coastal waters, bays, inlets, islands, rocky outcrops and headlands.

Field Notes: dark bill, upper parts are black, lower parts are white.

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I believe this is the last needed Cormorant for the Australian Bird Database
 
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