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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