Reed (Long-tailed) Cormorant
Microcarbo africanus
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The reed or long-tailed cormorant is found throughout Tanzania usually on sheltered waterways. The upper 2 photos were taken at Lukuba (1-14); the third row photo, in the Okavango delta (3-16). The 4th row bird with fish at Mbuyuna Farm near Morogoro (1-19), courtesy of Kim Axmann. The 5th (Lake Naivasha, 1-17) and left 6th row juvenile (Lake Nakuru, 1-17) photos are courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The right lower immature was at Pembe Abwe (12-07). Click the left photo above to see 28 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Karine Van der Vurst, Valéry Schollaert, Fain Zimmerman
Stuart Webb, Kim Axmann

Last Update this page: 1-20-19