Birds of Ireland

Cormorant

Cormorant

Common seabird along all coastlines and also present on large lakes and rivers. Can be seen diving for fish close to the shore.

Best Sites

You are very likely to see cormorants if you go bird watching in Howth, Bull Island, or Dun Laoghaire.

Cormorant, Howth, Dublin: Canon 7D Mkll, 70 - 400MM Lens, 1.4x Extender, 1/1000th Sec, F8, ISO 320

Cormorant in Breeding Plumage, at Dun Laoghaire, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 70 - 300 Lens, 1.4 Extender, 1/12000 SEC, F6.3, ISO 320

Cormorant in Breeding Plumage, River Liffey, St. Catherines′s Park, Lucan, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 70 - 400MM Lens, 1.4 Extender, 1/1000th Sec, F10, ISO 4000

Cormorant in Breeding Plumage, Newcastle Beach, Wicklow: Canon 7D MKll, 70 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/1000 Sec, F10, ISO 400