Phalacrocorax carbo

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Noun1.Phalacrocorax carbo - large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fishPhalacrocorax carbo - large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
pelecaniform seabird - large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
genus Phalacrocorax, Phalacrocorax - type genus: coextensive with the family Phalacrocoracidae
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2002: Further European integration: mixed sub-species colonies of great cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo in Britain - colony establishment, diet, and implications for fisheries management.
It was possible to make one species-level identification of Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and to narrow the gull types to the "white-headed" gull group.
The cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo, is an extraordinary bird whose very appearance prompts strong reactions.
Roedd 'na fulfran (Phalacrocorax carbo; cormorant) yn dowcio am fwyd yn union o fy mlaen ac roedd yn reit hawdd gweld pam mae'n cael yr enw bilidowcar.
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) and Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) showed the highest occurrence whereas Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) and White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) occurred less frequently.
This is the case of greater cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and grey heron (Ardea cinerea), which are responsible for significant fish losses at Veta la Palma, 20% of potential annual yield.
We obtained 224 great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus), 16 great black-headed gulls (Larus ichthyaetus), 15 brown-headed gulls (Larus brunnicephalus), 9 bar-headed geese (Anser indicus), 5 ruddy shelducks (Tadorna ferruginea), 3 great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo), and 1 common coot (family Rallidae) (Figure 1).
Roedd gwenoliaid yn gweiddi ac yn trywanu'r awyr 'u ehediad slic nes eu bod yn plymio i lawr ymhell islaw i mi, ac allan ar y mr roedd mulfran (Phalacrocorax carbo; cormorant) yn plymio o'r golwg i chwilio am fwyd.
Necropsy and histopathologic examination of 3 great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) shot in Niigata, central Japan, revealed goitrous changes in the thyroids.
Wintering cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo carbo in the Ythan estuary, Scotland: numerical and behavioural responses to fluctuating prey availability.