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Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

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Order: Suliformes
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Genus: Phalacrocorax
Species: auritus

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Regional...

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Myers, Florida
Schaumburg, Illinois
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Turner, Michigan
Woodstown, New Jersey
Maple Heights, Ohio
Summerville, South Carolina
Chincoteague Island, Virginia

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Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative deann On Jun 23, 2009, deann from Au Gres, MI
(Zone 5a) wrote:

This bird is a nuisance and will eat its weight in fish. I chase them off of my pond whenever I see them. They don't scare easy, as they are on a mission to eat and invade.

Deann

Neutral olddude On Jul 30, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL
(Zone 11) wrote:

Measuring 7090 cm (2835 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

Timer: 12.93 jiffies (0.1293420791626).


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