Double-Crested Cormorant – 9/1/12

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 9/1/12

Observation Time: 4:40 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond outflow pool

Common Name: Double-crested Cormorant

Scientific Name: Phalacrocorax auritus

Comments: Most commonly seen cormorant in the East and usually the only one seen inland. Feeds by diving and swimming underwater, eating mostly fish. After feeding, often stands with wings outstretched to dry.

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