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

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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maractwin

Date

July 31, 2014 01:43 PM EDT

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manuelnevarez

Date

July 19, 2014

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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tortuga_rapido

Date

July 26, 2014

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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charlesr

Date

July 18, 2014

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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m_jon

Date

July 28, 2013 04:31 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cspnl

Date

March 10, 2014 12:51 AM PDT

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jordan

Date

July 22, 2014

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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bennet

Date

April 5, 2009

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Date

June 23, 2014 03:04 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 10, 2014 11:51 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

gpstewart

Date

December 10, 2013 03:15 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

simo

Date

July 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Far away, occasionally skimming over water

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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.