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Brandt's Cormorant

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Phalacrocorax penicillatus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Phalacrocoracidae Family
 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Coastal waters, rocky offshore islands, reefs, sea clffs. Up to 50m. Canada:- British Columbia, Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Sonora. USA:- Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington. Birds north of Vancouver migrate south in winter. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish. Food  
3653 - TSN: 174724 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Kormorán západní
Danish: Vestkystskarv
German: Pinselscharbe
English: Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Cormorant, Penciled Cormorant, Townsend's Cormorant, Tufted Cormorant
Spanish: Cormorán de Brandt, Cormorán Sargento
Spanish (Mexico): Cormorán de Brandt
Estonian: sinikurk-kormoran (sinikurk-karbas)
Finnish: Tyrskymerimetso
French: Cormoran de Brandt
Italian: Cormorano del Brandt, Cormorano di Brandt
Japanese: aonodohimeu
Japanese: アオノドヒメウ
Latin: Compsohaelius penicillatus, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Lithuanian: Branto kormoranas
Dutch: Brandt-aalscholver, Brandts Aalscholver
Norwegian: Blĺhakeskarv, Blĺhaleskarv
Polish: kormoran modrogardly, kormoran modrogardły
Russian: Баклан Брандта
Slovak: kormorán krátkochvostý
Swedish: Blĺstrupig skarv
Chinese: 加州鸬鹚
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