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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus


Large slender bird with a long neck, standing about a foot and a half tall. Brownish in color with bright blue eyes.


Standing on a branch in a pond near the Wachusett Reservoir.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago
Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested Cormorant

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Alicia Fortes
Alicia Fortes 10 years ago

I definitely need a book. I will check that out! Thank you again for you help!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Alicia, The Sibley Guide to Birds is a must for identification.
Your cormorant is lovely and it's good that you have several photos posted; that always helps.

Alicia Fortes
Alicia Fortes 10 years ago

awesome! Thank you for the ID help. You know your birds. I have been trying to find the name of this bird for a while.

Alicia Fortes
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Alicia Fortes

Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2011
Submitted on Oct 10, 2011

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