Javanese Cormorant

Originally described by French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1817, this is a common and widespread bird species. It breeds in freshwater wetlands and on coasts. 3–5 eggs are laid in a nest in a tree or long grass.

The Javanese Cormorant is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Javanese Cormorant

Picture of Phalacrocorax niger above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: Drew Avery
Author: Drew Avery
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Order : Pelecaniformes
Family : Phalacrocoracidae
Genus : Phalacrocorax
Species : niger
Authority : (Vieillot, 1817)