cormorant

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Related to Phalacrocoracidae: Great Cormorant
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La avifauna de la isla Pajaros durante el periodo de enero--junio se compuso de 24 especies de aves pertenecientes a 10 familias: Anatidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Fregatidae Pelecanidae, Ardeidae, Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Scolopacidae y Laridae.
Cholechole especies Anhinga anhinga 'pato aguja' (familia Anhingidae) y Phalacrocorax olivaceus 'pato chancho' (familia Phalacrocoracidae).
El registro de aves marinas en Sudamerica se encuentra restringido principalmente a hallazgos en la costa del Pacifico Norte, e incluye excelentes materiales referibles a numerosas familias, incluyendo Phalacrocoracidae, Sulidae, Spheniscidae, Procellariidae, Hydrobatidae y Pelagornithidae (CHENEVAL, 1993; WALSH & HUME, 2001; EMSLIE & CORREA GUERRA, 2003; STUCCHI, 2003; STUCCHI & URBINA, 2004).
Of the about forty-odd members of the family phalacrocoracidae, the species phalacrocorax carbo Linn, is the most numerous (Fig.
occidentalis Linnaeus, brown I R pelican Family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants) Phalacrocorax auritus (Lesson), I O double-crested cormorant Family Fregatidae (frigatebirds) Fregata magnificens Mathews, I R magnificent frigatebird Order Ciconiiformes (herons, ibises, storks, and allies) Family Ardeidae (bitterns and herons) Ardea alba (Linnaeus), great I O egret Ardea herodias Linnaeus, great I C blue heron Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett), I R American bittern Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus), cattle I R egret Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), I C Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), green heron Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus), little blue heron I R E.
Ibises and spoonbills (Threskiornithidae) and herons and egrets (Ardeidea) are also sometimes found on beaches, while cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae) prefer to feed at sea where the waves break, rather than on the beach.
En el lejano oriente creen que nada ni nadie ayuda tanto al pescador como el cormoran, un ave de la familia Phalacrocoracidae, constituida por 31 especies distribuidas por todos los mares del globo y algunos rios y lagos.