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Neotropic Cormorant
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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Phalacrocorax brasilianus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Phalacrocoracidae Family
 63.5 to 68.5 cm. (Wingspan 100-110cm) Length
Coastal waters, open ocean, lagoons, estuaries, lakes, rivers. Up to 5,000 m. Range:- North America but only a vagrant in Canada, Central America, South America, The Caribbean and West Indies Habitat
 1(3-4)7 eggs, incubation 23-26 days, fledging 75-80 days. Clutch
Fish, amphibians, tadpoles, arthropods & larvae. Food  
3657 - TSN: 554375 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Neotropic Cormorant Oswaldo Cortes La Vega, Vereda La Libertad (Cundinamarca-Colombia)XC92278 song  

AKA:- Czech: Kormorán neotropický, kormorán subtropický
Danish: Olivenskarv
German: Olivenscharbe
English: Bigua Cormorant, Brazilian Cormorant, Mexican Cormorant, Neotropic Cormorant, Neotropical Cormorant, Olivaceous Cormorant, Olivaceus Cormorant
Spanish: Biguá, Biguá Común, Cormoran, Cormorán Biguá, Cormorán Neotropical, Cormorán Oliváceo, Corúa, Corúa de Agua Dulce, Corúa Neotropical, Viguá Común, Yeco
Spanish (Argentine): Biguá
Spanish (Bolivia): Biguá
Spanish (Chile): Yeco
Spanish (Colombia): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Cuba): Corúa de Agua Dulce
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Corúa Neotropical
Spanish (Mexico): Cormorán Neotropical, cormorán oliváceo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Cormorán Neotropical
Spanish (Paraguay): Cormoran
Spanish (Uruguay): Biguá Común, Viguá Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Cotúa Olivácea
Estonian: süsikormoran (süsikarbas)
Finnish: Oliivimerimetso
French: Cormoran néotropical, Cormoran olivâtre, Cormoran vigua
Guarani: Mbigua
Haitian Creole French: Kòmoran
Italian: Cormorano neotropicale, Cormorano olivaceo
Japanese: nambeihimeu, nanbeihimeu
Japanese: ナンベイヒメウ
Latin: Hypoleucos olivaceus, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax mexicanus, Phalacrocorax olivaceus, Phalacrocorax vigua
Dutch: Bigua Aalscholver, Bigua-aalscholver
Norwegian: Flodskarv
Polish: kormoran oliwkowy
Portuguese: Biguá, Biguá-preto, biguá-una, corvo-marinho, mergulhão, miuá, pata-d'água
Portuguese (Brazil): Biguá, biguá-preto, biguá-una, corvo-marinho, mergulhão, miuá, pata-d'água
Russian: Бигуанский баклан, Зеленый Баклан, Зелёный баклан
Slovak: Kormorán olivový
Swedish: Amazonskarv, Sydamerikansk skarv
Chinese: 美洲鸬鹚


Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Phalacrocorax brasilianus brasilianus
Phalacrocorax brasilianus chanco
Phalacrocorax brasilianus hornensis
Phalacrocorax brasilianus mexicanus

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