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.
On a buoy approx 200ft. away in Budd inlet.
Double Crested on the left and I think a Brants on the right.
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....