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  • Scientific Names
    • 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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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

bheitzman

Date

January 31, 2015

Place

Rye, NH (Google, OSM)

Description

Not the best photo; the winds were quite gusty

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

November 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

clsmiles

Date

January 31, 2015 11:50 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

shadowclaw

Date

January 31, 2015 11:57 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

shadowclaw

Date

January 31, 2015 11:57 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jonashulslander

Date

January 31, 2015 11:25 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

spatton

Date

January 31, 2015 11:13 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

bsigel

Date

January 31, 2015 09:45 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

nancimeyer

Date

January 31, 2015 11:27 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

priscillabb

Date

January 31, 2015 11:26 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

codabone

Date

January 31, 2015 10:30 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

jwedmonds

Date

January 31, 2015 09:48 AM 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.