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  • French
    • Cormoran à aigrettes
  • Scientific Names
    • Phalacrocorax auritus
  • English
    • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Spanish
    • Cormorán orejudo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • DCCO
  • Portuguese
    • Corvo-marinho-d'orelhas

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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faerthen

Date

August 29, 2016 11:13 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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beckles

Date

August 29, 2016 05:14 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cupcakesforkitty

Date

August 2, 2016 05:45 PM EDT

Description

Juvenile

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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bogslogger

Date

August 18, 2016 09:46 AM CDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cizauskas

Date

August 23, 2016 05:44 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 26, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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lonnyholmes

Date

August 26, 2016 08:38 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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keimwj

Date

August 24, 2016 10:34 AM EDT

Description

24 Aug 2016.
Island Beach State Park, Ocean Co, NJ.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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robberfly

Date

August 28, 2016 10:44 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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rdebenham

Date

August 28, 2016 07:11 AM EDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cullin

Date

August 27, 2016 12:49 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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corleyone

Date

August 27, 2016 03:23 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It occurs along inland waterways as well as in coastal areas, and is widely distributed across North America, from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska down to Florida and Mexico. Measuring 70–90 cm (28–35 in) in length, it is an all-black bird which gains a small double crest of black and white feathers in breeding season. It has a bare patch of orange-yellow facial skin....

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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