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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus

Description:

Brown bird with yellow hooked beak and bright emerald green eyes, webbed feet and a pair of crests on sides of head

Habitat:

Wetlands

Notes:

Looks like he is laughing at my photographic attempts

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11 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Thank you Jim Nelson. Greatly appreciated

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

You nailed this guy, James...nice collection!

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Thanks Armadeus.4. I did add my belief as to its behavior under comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

Magnificent images James! Would you mind adding in your notes the bit about why it was agitated please? I just love this series. Thank you so very much for sharing :)

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Thank you Sukanya

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Wow! Wow!! and Wow again. Great close-ups.

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

I believe it was a combination of heat and a number of aggressive blackbirds that were harassing bigger birds in the area Stephanie

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Fantastic close-ups James! I wonder why he/she was so agitated?

AmolPandit
AmolPandit 5 years ago

:)

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Thanks Amol. I added a full picture!

AmolPandit
AmolPandit 5 years ago

James nice series!! any full pic of this bird ?

James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 7, 2016
Submitted on May 12, 2016

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