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  • French
    • Cormoran à aigrettes
  • Scientific Names
    • Phalacrocorax auritus
  • English
    • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Spanish
    • Cormorán orejudo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • DCCO
  • Portuguese
    • Corvo-marinho-d'orelhas

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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keimwj

Date

July 28, 2016 11:13 AM EDT

Description

28 Jul 2016.
Morrisville Levee, Bucks Co, PA.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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jmaughn

Date

July 27, 2016

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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anudibranchmom

Date

July 25, 2016 02:40 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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greatblueheron

Date

July 27, 2016 09:18 AM EDT

Description

Caught in a classic stance, this cormorant was standing facing the wind, letting its wings dry.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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enri7

Date

June 15, 2016 03:26 PM CDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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finatic

Date

July 18, 2016 02:02 PM PDT

Description

Boulder County, Colorado, US

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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lizlovesnature

Date

July 26, 2016 08:41 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Flying south over the river

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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jmaughn

Date

July 25, 2016 05:31 AM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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nanorca13

Date

July 23, 2016 01:22 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cullen

Date

July 8, 2016 07:43 AM CDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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riverinstitute

Date

September 17, 2014 02:12 PM EDT

Description

1 individual

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

riverinstitute

Date

August 16, 2014 01:07 PM EDT

Description

4 individuals

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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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