Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Double-crested cormorant

Bucephala clangula

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted on old pilings in Commencement Bay.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Tacoma, Washington, USA

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

Related Spottings

Common Goldeneye Bufflehead Bufflehead Bufflehead

Nearby Spottings

Common goldeneye (male) Spotting Spotting Spotting
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors