Common Name: Little Cormorant
Scientific Name: Phalacrocorax niger
Nepali Name: Sano Jalewa ( सानो जलेवा )
Size: 51 cm
Location: Chitwan, Nepal
Found in elevation of 250m around lakes, rivers, these Little Cormorants are short in size with a thick neck and a short bill. The non-breeding adults have a whitish chin with a brownish body. These birds feed on fish by swimming underwater. Little Cormorants are residents and also winter visitors and passage migrants.
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