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American White Pelican  [Pelecanus erythrorhynchos]
The American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a very large (50"–70") white bird with black wing tips and a long, wide orange bill. They have a wing span of approximately 3 m . They are graceful in flight, moving their wings in slow powerful st... - Last revised: Feb 16, 2012
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Anhinga  [Anhinga anhinga]
For the bird genus Anhinga, see Darter The Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), sometimes called Snakebird, Darter, American Darter, or Water Turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of North America and South America. The word "anhinga" comes from the Brazilian... - Last revised: Apr 28, 2010
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Blue-footed Booby  [Sula nebouxii]
The Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) is a bird in the Sulidae family which comprises ten species of long-winged seabirds.The name “booby” comes from the Spanish term bobo, which means \"stupid fellow\". This is because the Blue-footed Booby is clumsy on... - Last revised: Sep 15, 2013
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Brandt's Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax penicillatus]
The Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) is a strictly marine bird of the cormorant family of seabirds that inhabits the Pacific coast of North America. It ranges, in the summer, from Alaska to the Gulf of California, but the population north o... - Last revised: Feb 04, 2012
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Brown Booby  [Sula leucogaster]
The Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) is a large seabird of the gannet family, Sulidae. The adult brown booby reaches about 76 cm. (30 in.) in length. Its head and upper body are covered in dark brown, with the remainder being a contrasting white. The juveni... - Last revised: Feb 27, 2012
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Brown Pelican  [Pelecanus occidentalis]
The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is the smallest of the eight species of pelican, although it is a large bird in nearly every other regard. It is 106-137 cm (42-54 in) in length, weighs from 2.75 to 5.5 kg (6-12 lbs) and has a wingspan from 1.83... - Last revised: Jun 19, 2013
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Double-crested Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax auritus]
The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It occurs along inland waterways as well as in coastal areas and is widely distributed across North America. Once threatened by use of DDT, the numbers o... - Last revised: Apr 29, 2014
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European Shag  [Phalacrocorax aristotelis]
The European Shag or Common Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) is a species of cormorant. It breeds around the rocky coasts of western and southern Europe, southwest Asia and north Africa, mainly wintering in its breeding range except for northernmost birds... - Last revised: Jan 06, 2012
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Flightless Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax harrisi]
The Flightless Cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), also known as the Galápagos Cormorant, is a cormorant native to the Galápagos Islands, and an example of the highly unusual fauna there. It is unique in that it is the only cormorant that has lost the abil... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Great Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax carbo]
Non-breeding at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. The Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), known as the Great Black Cormorant across the Northern Hemisphere, the Black Cormorant in Australia and the Black Shag further south in New Zealand, is a widespread me... - Last revised: Jan 06, 2012
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Great Frigatebird  [Fregata minor]
The Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor) is a large dispersive seabird in the frigatebird family. Major nesting populations are found in the Pacific (including Galápagos Islands) and Indian Oceans, as well as a population in the South Atlantic. It feeds on f... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Great White Pelican  [Pelecanus onocrotalus]
Binomial name Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758 For the North American bird also called "White Pelican," see American White Pelican. The White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus also known as the Eastern White Pelican or Great White Pelican is a bird in th... - Last revised: Jun 19, 2013
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Imperial Shag  [Phalacrocorax atriceps]
The Imperial Shag, Phalacrocorax atriceps, is a black and white cormorant native to many subantarctic islands, the Antarctic Peninsula and southern South America, primarily in rocky coastal regions, but locally also at large inland lakes. It is sometimes... - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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Little Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax niger]
Breeding in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Drying its wings in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It breeds in tropical south Asia from southern Pakistan through India and... - Last revised: Jan 20, 2011
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Magnificent Frigatebird  [Fregata magnificens]
The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was sometimes previously known as Man O'War, reflecting its rakish lines, speed, and aerial piracy of other birds.It is widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in trees in Florida, the Car... - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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Masked Booby  [Sula dactylatra]
The Masked Booby, Sula dactylatra, is a large seabird of the gannet family, Sulidae. This species breeds on islands in tropical oceans, except in the eastern Atlantic; in the eastern Pacific it is replaced by the Nazca Booby, Sula granti, which was former... - Last revised: Dec 17, 2011
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Nazca Booby  [Sula granti]
The Nazca Booby, Sula granti, is a booby which is found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, namely on the Galápagos Islands where it can be seen by eco-tourists, and on Clipperton Island. The Revillagigedo Islands off Baja California which possibly constitute i... - Last revised: Aug 17, 2009
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Neotropic Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax brasilianus]
The Neotropic Cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, is a cormorant found throughout the American tropics and subtropics, from the middle Rio Grande and the Gulf and Californian coasts of the USA south through Mexico and Central America to southern South A... - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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Northern Gannet  [Morus bassanus]
The Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus, formerly Sula bassana) is a large seabird of the gannet family, Sulidae. Young birds are dark brown in their first year, and gradually acquire more white in subsequent seasons until they reach maturity after five years... - Last revised: Dec 17, 2011
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Pelagic Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax pelagicus]
The Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus), also known as Baird's Cormorant, is a small (25"-29", 64-74 cm long) member of the cormorant family found on the coasts of the northern Pacific.It is a black-bodied seabird with a metallic gloss. Its facial... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Red-billed Tropicbird  [Phaethon aethereus]
The Red-billed Tropicbird, Phaethon aethereus, also known as the Boatswain Bird is a tropicbird, one of three closely related seabirds of tropical oceans. It occurs in the tropical Atlantic, eastern Pacific and Indian Oceans.The Indian Ocean race of the R... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Red-faced Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax urile]
The Red-faced Cormorant, Red-faced Shag or Violet Shag, Phalacrocorax urile is a species of cormorant that is found in the far north of the Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, from the eastern tip of Hokkaid? in Japan, via the Kuril Islands, the southern tip of... - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Red-footed Booby  [Sula sula]
The Red-footed Booby, Sula sula, is a large seabird of the gannet family, Sulidae. They are powerful and agile fliers, but they are clumsy in takeoffs and landings.It's the smallest of all boobies, at 71 cm in length and a 137 cm wingspan. It has red legs... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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White-tailed Tropicbird  [Phaethon lepturus]
The White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus, is a tropicbird, smallest of three closely related seabirds of the tropical oceans and smallest member of the order Pelecaniformes. It occurs in the tropical Atlantic, western Pacific and Indian Oceans. It al... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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