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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus

Description:

Double-crested Cormorant: 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:

Stump field on Lewisville Lake.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Aug 21, 2013

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