Adult Red legged or Gaimard's cormorant ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi ) perched on buoy
Found on Pacific coasts of Peru and Chile. Prefers rocky coasts, islets and cliffs though can also be seen in ports and harbours. Also known as red-legged shag, red-footed cormorant, red-footed shag, Gaimard’s cormorant and grey cormorant. Local names: cormorán gris, lile.
Photograph ID: ChileBird2014D18
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