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Synonyms for cormorant

large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish

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Caption: ABOVE: CH-149 Cormorant Helicopters are on standby at Sydney Airport just before departing for Search and Rescue Mission Cougar 91.
However, the number of cormorants wintering and roosting on inland water seem to have increased dramatically and up to date information is needed.
Cormorant pellets were collected during winters 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 from cormorant roosting places at the upper River Elbe (Velke Brezno, North Bohemia, Czech Republic, 100 km north of Prague, 50[degree]40'34.
The Coat of Arms were granted in 1797 and show a cormorant with a piece of seaweed in its beak.
With a special permit, Wolf removed one double-crested cormorant egg from a nest.
This transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and by the stockholders of Cormorant.
What the researchers found was that the number of juvenile steelhead eaten by the double-crested cormorants did not reduce the population because if you took cormorant predation out of the equation, those fish would become vulnerable to other predators.
But because we did not land at these islands (as had been done in previous surveys), we could not discover carcasses or certain other information about predators, and we could not closely examine cormorant nest structures to best assess nesting stage.
2% when they nested in colonies that were comprised of [greater than or equal to] 50% Double-crested Cormorant nests.
The herons range from Saco Bay to Muscongus Bay and the cormorants from outer Penobscot Bay to Jericho Bay, he said.
Tallur asks in his latest exhibition ' UKAI: Cormorant Fish Hunting'.
The flat, at Cormorant Drive in Dunston, is situated on the top floor and briefly comprises two double bedrooms, one with French doors overlooking the river, a large lounge with a Juliette balcony, a modern kitchen with white goods and a family bathroom.
The Brent line was closed on Saturday when a leak was discovered on the Cormorant Alpha platform it runs through.
The cormorant, alongside the grey heron and the kestrel, is one of a handful of birds that is universally recognised, even by people with little or no knowledge of birdwatching.
The Brent North Sea oil system was shut on Saturday due to a leak at the Cormorant Alpha platform.