Pied Cormorant

Phalacrocorax varius (Gmelin, 1789)

Upper body black, underparts white. Bill pale yellow-brown. Eye ring blue. Black feathers above the legs

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What habitats does Phalacrocorax varius live in?

Open freshwater wetlands, swamps and coastal marine bays

What is the distribution of Phalacrocorax varius?

Throughout Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, eastern South Australia and coastal Northern Territory, Western Austrlalia South Australia and Tasmania

How big does Phalacrocorax varius grow?

Body up to 75 cm long

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