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Orsolya Haarberg / European shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) in breeding plumage, perched on rock, with Common guillemot (Uria aalge) flock in flight in background, Hornoya Island, Finnmark, Norway. March.
John Chan / Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) chicks sitting in nest, pestering parent for food before the parent feeds one of the chicks, California, USA, May.
David Hall / Split-level of Cormorants (Phalacrocorax sp.) standing on rocks with Sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) seen underwater, Hussar Bay, Nigei Island, Queen Charlotte Strait, British Columbia, Canada. September.
Marie Read / Abstract patterns of reflected sky and clouds on the ocean with a silhouetted Red-faced cormorant (Phalarocorax urile) in flight, St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska, USA, July.
Philippe Clement / Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) bringing twig to nest in breeding colony, Belgium, March.
Tui De Roy / Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), two on rock. Bird drying wings in foreground with other sitting on nest in background. Cape Douglas, Fernandina Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapagos
Guy Edwardes / Reed cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) perched on termite mound, Khwai, Botswana.
Tui De Roy / Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi) silhouetted, Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapagos
Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, USA, September
Markus Varesvuo / Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) swallowing perch prey, Hungary, January
Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus), beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, United States of Ame...