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Cape cormorants

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The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. They breed in large aggregations on offshore islands and the mainland, with nests constructed from seaweed, stems and sticks. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

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Photo Captions for Cape cormorants

Image #1. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #2. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis), photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #3. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) carrying building material towards its nest. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #4. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) carrying building material towards its nest. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #5. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) carrying building material towards its nest. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #6. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) carrying building material towards its nest. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #7. Cape cormorant Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) carrying building material towards its nest. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #8. Cape cormorant on nest Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) sitting on a newly built nest, photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #9. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #10. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #11. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #12. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #13. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #14. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #15. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #16. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #17. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #18. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #19. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

Image #20. Cape cormorants nesting The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.

 

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