Upper body black, underparts white. Bill pale yellow-brown. Eye ring blue. Black feathers above the legs. Body up to 75 cm long.
Pied Cormorants nest in colonies. They catch fish by diving under water.
Open freshwater wetlands, swamps and coastal bays.
New Zealand and Australia, except Tasmania.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Near Threatened
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern