Lichk

Covered with dense stands of aquatic vegetation, Lichk offers excellent opportunities to many water and shorebirds as a breeding, foraging and stopover site.

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Great Cormorant

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Length: 80-100 cm, Wing Span: 130-160 cm

General description: Breeding adult is black with green gloss on upperparts. Mostly has a white head and white oval patches on thighs. Lacks the green gloss and white patches during the post-breeding season.

Abundance and habitat: Uncommon species of resident birds. Occurs in rivers, lakes and fish ponds. Nests in colonies on trees ad rivers.

Food: fish

Status: Listed in Armenia’s Red Data Book, categorized as “vulnerable”. Protected by the RA law on fauna.

Links

Wiki:    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_cormorant

BirdLife:   http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=3679

Birdpedia:   http://www.birdpedia.com/au/bi.dll/bipu02?m=006&id505=M000003937

RA Red Data Book: http://www.mnp.am/red_book_fauna/arm/a226.html

 


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Svetlana, you seem to know birds very well, but what did you mean by your remark "The images do not correspond to the text!" ??? Please, clarify.

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The images do not correspond to the text!

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    How to reach From Yerevan take M4 highway, drive 117km to north-east and you will reach the Lichk Reserve. The trip will approximately take 1 hour 30 minutes.

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