small body; noticeably short yellow bill (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Little Pied Cormorant
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: a small and short-billed cormorant found on coastlines and inland waterways of Australia and on large and small islands in the adjoining western Pacific realm; no sexual dimorphism.

black upperparts; white underparts (Australia; 2006-06-20)