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Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

FI: Merimetso, SV: Storskarv

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First breeding in 1996, 6000 pairs in 2006 and 16000 in 2009.

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution trend: Expanding

Breeding pairs: 6,000–16,000

Finnish red list category: LC

Degree of breeding evidenceGrids% of grids
Confirmed591,5 %
Probable110,3 %
Possible2065,3 %
Total2767,1 %

Comparison to the combined results of 1st and 2nd atlas

kartta lajin levinneisyydestä Suomessa 1 & 2 atlaksen yhdistetyssä aineistossamuutoskartta
Map of distribution in Finland