Double-Crested Cormorants

Faith Sees Birds

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Features:

The Double-crested Cormorant has a large black body and is 70-90 centimeters. They are about the same in length and wingspan as the Great Blue Heron. Have you ever seen a Great Horned Owl? They have feather/horns on their heads just like Double-crested Cormorants. Watching them fly is amazing. They stretch out their long neck and fly with their great and powerful wings. I haven’t yet seen a pack flying together, just one by itself.

Habitat:

The Double-crested Cormorant is another bird that I see a lot of while biking, I first saw one a year or two back at the coast. I looked through my binoculars at a large rock/cliff. I saw a rather large black bird with a long neck and its nestlings. Not on the top of the rock but on a ledge. As I returned to the Coast on Mother’s Day, I saw the same bird. I had suspected…

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