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    • Phalacrocorax auritus
  • English
    • Double-crested Cormorant
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    • Cormorán orejudo
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    • cormoran à aigrettes
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    • Corvo-marinho-d'orelhas

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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jon_sullivan

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July 14, 2015 05:09 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 29, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 28, 2015 08:45 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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finatic

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July 17, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

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Palm Beach County, Florida, US

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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finatic

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July 17, 2015 02:17 PM PDT

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Palm Beach County, Florida, US

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 27, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 28, 2015 12:34 PM EDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 25, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 27, 2015 12:23 PM CDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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July 27, 2015 10:16 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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dwest

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July 25, 2015 02:33 PM PDT

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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.