Flightless Cormorant

Phalacrocorax harrisi  Phalacrocoracidae

Distribution:  western Galápagos islands especially Punta Espinosa and Fernandina .

Habitat; Cold waters where the Cromwell Current upwells.

Appearance: Large for a cormorant reaching 39 inches (100 cm) and weighing almost 9 pounds (4 kg).  P. harrisi is grizzled brown with a long hooked beak, blue eyes, and large feet. The wings are small since it does not fly.

Diet: Fish.