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Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus


Water bird.


Verified in the book. Birds of the Puget Sound Region. By Bob Morse, Tom Aversa, and Hal Opperman.

2 Species ID Suggestions

JackGraham 9 years ago
Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus Pelagic cormorant
MrsPbio 9 years ago
Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus

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1 Comment

MrsPbio 9 years ago

Throat patch on Brandt's is orange, and more extensive; Pelagic throat patch, from what I can see in my books, is small and red, and hard to see.

Call me stubborn, but I say Brandt's. :)

Tristan Pragnell
Spotted by
Tristan Pragnell

Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 15, 2014
Submitted on Sep 15, 2014

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