Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

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

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

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

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