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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus

Description:

Medium cormorant with iridescent black body and orange throat pouch. Western birds have white feather tufts over each eye in early summer. Pale bill is long and hooked. Black legs and feet. Feeds on fish, amphibians and crustaceans. Strong direct flight, soars on thermals.

Habitat:

Belton Lake, Tx.

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on Apr 17, 2013

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