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Double-crested Cormorant
(Phalacrocorax auritus)

Double-crested Cormorant

 30 - 35"

 Coastal bays, estuaries, and islands; rivers, freshwater lakes, ponds, swamps, reservoirs. Requires undisturbed area for nesting.

 Mostly fish, including both saltwater and freshwater fish; crustaceans, salamanders, snakes, sea worms.
Double-crested Cormorant
Photo © Don DesJardin
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Double-crested Cormorant ID TipsIdentification tips
for the Double-crested Cormorant
Range Maps:
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DC Cormorant Breeding Map DC Cormorant Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map         Winter Map (CBC)  
Additional Information:
Aquatic Environments
Photo of Double-crested Cormorant, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, song.



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