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 findthe 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.