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nannopterum auritum

  1. Double-crested Cormorant

    Double-crested Cormorant

    People often wonder how the Double-crested Cormorant got its name since it does not usually display a crest, much less two crests. However just prior to breeding they grow out crests above each eye. Usually black, but sometimes white. This is presumably the Pacific Coast race "N. a...
  2. Double Crested Cormorant

    Double Crested Cormorant

    Drying off in the warm sun
  3. Double Crested Cormorant

    Double Crested Cormorant

    A nice flyby from a common coastal species.
  4. double-crested cormorant

    double-crested cormorant

    Enjoying the first sunny weekend in a long time
  5. Double-crested Cormorant battling American Gizzard Shad

    Double-crested Cormorant battling American Gizzard Shad

    Here is a short video showing a Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum) attempting to swallow what appears to be an oversized American Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum). The fish species is uncertain and I would appreciate if anybody can confirm its identification.
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