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Double-crested cormorant

Bucephala clangula


Classic pose. Large waterbird with dark plumage and a hooked bill. Preening in pics 5 and 6. Their outstretched wings are to dry their feathers, which are not fully waterproof.


Spotted on old pilings in Commencement Bay.

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Tacoma, Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 27, 2020
Submitted on Feb 29, 2020

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