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Great Cormorant

Dutch: Aalscholver
German: Kormoran
Spanish: Cormorán Grande
French: Grand Cormoran
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Genus: Phalacrocorax
Species: Phalacrocorax carbo


20 mm
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) skull, side view
Great Cormorant skull
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) skull, top view
Great Cormorant skull, top view
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) skull, bottom view
Great Cormorant skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 141 mm
Length cranium: 68 mm
Width (cranium): 36 mm
Height (cranium): 27 mm
Length bill: 73 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.93

Extra image:

large subspecies: carbo

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