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Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus 

Actual scientific name :   Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus 
Old scientific name :   Phalacrocorax carbo lugubris 
French name :   Grand cormoran du Cap
English name :   Great (White-breasted) Cormorant
Vernacular name :  
Inaka (Kibemba)


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Description :   Larger than its cousin, it can mainly be distiguished by its white throat and breast. 
Habitat :   Quite common. Seen in colonies, among others, at the Luapula's mouth in the Moero and on the Kisale lake.  
Behaviour :   Gregorious. Make more noise than their cousin. 
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