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Ancient Egyptian bestiary: Cormorants
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Cormorants

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Cormorant
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Source: Jon Bodsworth
    The Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo spends winters in warm Mediterranean countries, among them Egypt. It is a water bird, catching fish by diving. It has dark plumage and a wingspan of almost a metre.
 

 
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