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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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tiwane

Date

June 30, 2016 07:03 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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ianvanwert

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June 30, 2016 07:49 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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jeanloujustine

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August 25, 2015 09:57 AM EDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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chaley

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June 17, 2016 05:15 PM MDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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nanorca13

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June 27, 2016 05:10 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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nanorca13

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June 26, 2016 01:26 PM PDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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tereka_lasso

Date

March 4, 2012

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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hfabian

Date

June 27, 2016

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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natureinla

Date

June 5, 2016

Description

Observation and photo taken by @commandax via instagram #natureinla

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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natureinla

Date

May 28, 2016

Place

Queen mary (Google, OSM)

Description

Observation and photo taken by @inlightpics via instagram #natureinla

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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dhoebeke

Date

June 20, 2016

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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cae1

Date

June 26, 2016

Description

Large flock fishing together; diving and surfacing in a coordinated manner.

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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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