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

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 2, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 2, 2015 03:00 PM PST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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tortuga_rapido

Date

March 2, 2015

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Description

Cuyahoga River access at Jefferson Street.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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ncowey

Date

January 25, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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dominic

Date

March 1, 2015

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Description

Found on the levee on the way to the field.

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double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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tlim

Date

February 26, 2015 07:45 AM PST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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dwest

Date

March 1, 2015 09:36 AM PST

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Description

At last, crests, double crests!

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 1, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cdmar10

Date

March 1, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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rangervic

Date

March 1, 2015 11:04 AM PST

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Double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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aranholt

Date

March 1, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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erikamitchell

Date

August 3, 2014 02:01 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.