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Cormorants in Great Prespa lake


Cormorants in Great Prespa lake
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Copyright: Theologos Tats (thiv56) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 28 N: 88] (599)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D80, Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-06-10 1:28
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Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Small ones, perhaps Phalacrocorax niger.
(There are some 40 species of Phalacrocorax's genus)

"Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Subclass: Neornithes
Infraclass: Neoaves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Suborder: Sulae
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Reichenbach, 1850
Genus: Phalacrocorax
Brisson, 1760"
(From Wikipedia)

Here, in Great Prespa lake's southern shore. The lake is divided between Albania, Greece and FYROM. With an abundance of rare fauna and flora, the area was declared a Transnational Park in 2000. The area contains four National Parks located in Albania, Greece, and FYROM.


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