Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cormorants :: Little Cormorant
Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Javanese Cormorant, Javan Cormorant, Pygmy Cormorant
Old scientific name(s): Halietor niger, Microcarbo niger
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RangeIndia and se. Asia;
S. Pakistan, India (Keoladeo Ghana, Rajasthan and Jedanthangal, Madras), Sri Lanka (Parakrama Samudra Reservoir near Polonnaruwa), Nepal (Tarai), Bangladesh, sw. China (Hong Kong, w. Yunnan, s. Kwangsi, s. Kwangtung), Burma, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, Indochina (s. Vietnam in the Mekong Delta), n. Java (Pulau Rambut, Pulau Dua and Solo Delta regions) and Borneo (formerly).
Winter visitor to Sumatra. Wanders irregularly to Afghanistan, Malaya and the Greater Sundas.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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