Flightless Cormorant Photo, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi



Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle. Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, natural history stock photograph, photo id 16553
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Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle. Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Stock Photo: 16553
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Format: Digital 2:3
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Updated: September 17, 2019

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