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Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Described by: Stephens (1826)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Shag
Old scientific name(s): Hypoleucos fuscicollis


Bund Baretha, India - Feb, 2010 © Richard Stern  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Nov 25, 1980 © Dennis Paulson 
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Pakistan, India and se. Asia;
W. Pakistan (Indus River Valley and tributaries, Lalsohanran Lake in Bahawalpur near Sutlej River, Ghanspur Jheel in Jacobabad, e. Narra lakes, Sind), India (Himalayan foothills w. to Assam), Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, s. Burma, c. and se. Thailand (Samut Sakorn), Malay Peninsula, Cambodia and s. Vietnam (Mekong Delta).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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