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Flightless Cormorant, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Native to the Galapagos Islands. It is the only cormorant that has lost the ability to fly and was once placed in its own genus, Nannopterum, although current taxonomy places in the genus with other cormorants, Phalacrocorax.

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Flightless Cormorant, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Native to the Galapagos Islands. It is the only cormorant that has lost the ability to fly and was once placed in its own genus, Nannopterum, although current taxonomy places in the genus with other cormorants, Phalacrocorax.
Photographer: Patrick J Endres
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