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Phalacrocorax carbo

Great Cormorant at Queanbeyan, NSW

Phalacrocorax carbo at Queanbeyan, NSW - 2 Jul 2020
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Identification history

Phalacrocorax carbo 6 Jul 2020 michaelb
Phalacrocorax carbo 6 Jul 2020 natureguy
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris 4 Jul 2020 LyndalT

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5 comments

natureguy wrote:
   6 Jul 2020
This looks more like a Great Cormorant because of the yellow on the face. (its not the best photo though).
LyndalT wrote:
   6 Jul 2020
Yeah sorry, I only had the phone camera
michaelb wrote:
   6 Jul 2020
Good spotting Luke. I saw on Lyndal's profile "Science degree in ecology (ornithology)..".
LyndalT wrote:
   8 Jul 2020
Sorry guys, I do have expertise, just not so much with water birds!! I should have been more circumspect in my original suggestion!
michaelb wrote:
   9 Jul 2020
No worries Lyndal. Great to have someone on board with your qualifications.

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Jul 2020 10:24 AM Recorded on
  • LyndalT Recorded by

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