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Bird    Species Name:
Phalacrocorax auritus

Common Name:
Double-crested Cormorant


Below Umatilla River, Oregon   October 20, 1805

Journal Entries:

Capt. Clark, March 6, 1806--The Cormorant is a large black duck which feeds on fish; I proceive no difference between it & these found ...  more>>

Sound    double-crestsed cormorant (0:00, 56 kb)
Credit: Wind Cave National Park

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double-crested cormorant - bill

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double-crested cormorant dorsal view

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Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

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