Long-tailed Cormorant

Phalacrocorax africanus

Size: Up to 55 cms long
Habitat: Mainly inland waters
Feeding: Fish, aquatic insects and amphibians

The Long-tailed Cormorant, sometimes called Reed Cormorant, is identified by its long neck and longer tail than other cormorants.

This photo, taken in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, shows a juvenile, identified by its brown colouring.











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