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Red-legged cormorant

(Phalacrocorax gaimardi)

Description

The cormorant zamperosse ( Phalacrocorax gaimardi Garnot,1828 ) is a bird belonging to the family of Falacrocoracidi spread along the western coasts of South America.About 76 cm long,it has completely ash gray plumage,yellow beak and red legs.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Suliformes
Family:Phalacrocoracidae
Genus:Phalacrocorax
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