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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus

Description:

This bird is hard for me to identify. It is all black;the shine on its breast and neck was due to light reflecting off of wet feathers. It is a large bird and a cormorant and seems to have no crest. If I have made a mistake please helpe correct it.

Notes:

Thanks to all for helping me correct this spotting!!!

2 Comments

GarySmith2
GarySmith2 8 years ago

Thanks annorion!! I have made the changes.

annorion
annorion 8 years ago

P. carbo is the Australian cousin of P. auritus which is commonly seen along the gulf coast.

GarySmith2
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GarySmith2

Orange Beach, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Feb 2, 2013
Submitted on Feb 2, 2013

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