Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus) in Germany

In size between a Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) and a Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and black as well. Pygmy Cormorants are increasingly a sighting in Germany.  Right now, a Pygmy Cormorant has been reported from Stotternheimer See near Erfurt. Several images show, as the Pygmy Cormorant swims, rest and starts from the water in front… Continue reading Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus) in Germany