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

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Recent observations

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

glor_i_oushurst

Date

January 16, 2017 03:36 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

jlayman

Date

January 16, 2017 08:53 AM EST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

ck2az

Date

January 15, 2017 10:22 AM MST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

ck2az

Date

January 15, 2017 10:24 AM MST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

b_postal

Date

January 15, 2017 01:21 PM PST

Description

Numerous cormorants were observed doing typical behavior for the species. Of note, was the numerous individuals drying their wings on a single shared fallen tree, surrounded by other waterfowl.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

hendre17

Date

January 14, 2017 03:31 AM PST

Description

On a buoy approx 200ft. away in Budd inlet.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

raulagrait

Date

January 15, 2017 03:49 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

ck2az

Date

January 15, 2017 04:35 PM MST

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

philwarren

Date

January 14, 2017 01:10 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

ben_huntington

Date

January 14, 2017 01:04 PM HST

Description

Double Crested on the left and I think a Brants on the right.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

ruggedbynature

Date

January 15, 2017

Photos / Sounds

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

sharonn

Date

January 14, 2017 12:07 PM PST
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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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