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A record of Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus from medieval Spain

Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus) Science Article 1 abstract The discovery of four bones of a Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus during an excavation of a fortress in Central Spain indicates the presence of this species in the area during the Late Middle Ages. The probability that this bird could be a vagrant is very small. The […]

Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

[order] SULIFORMES | [family] Phalacrocoracidae | [latin] Phalacrocorax pygmaeus | [UK] Pygmy Cormorant | [FR] Cormoran pygmee | [DE] Zwergscharbe | [ES] Cormoran Pigmeo | [NL] Dwergaalscholver Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The cosmopolitan genus Phalacrocorax of the Suliformes family includes thirty-five species frequenting coasts and islands. The face and throat are naked; the bill is […]