RARE CAPE CORMORANT FOUND

May 13, 2011 by dyertrust

Wilfred Chivell, founder of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust received a call from Matie Nowens who had found an injuredCape Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capensis)in Gansbaai harbour.

This was a very special find the bird was a true albino with white feathers, pink feet and beak and distinctive red eyes.

This is a very rare find indeed.

As the bird was slightly injured, it was sent toSANCCOBwhere it is thus far doing well.