The Great Cormorant
One of the birds we saw on the backwater boat trip on the Kabini backwaters is the
Here’s one bird, sitting in the evening sunlight:
As our boat neared, it took to the air:
And later, we were privileged to see a nest, in which the nestling was insistently asking food of the mother:
Here’s the video I took:
The wiki may use words like “ungainly”…but to me, the Cormorant is a beautiful bird, adapted well to its water-based life.