Cormorants In The Creek

The matte-black, prehistoric-looking Double-crested Cormorant sports yellow/orange facial skin at the base of their beak and is one of those birds that people don’t give much time to.

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Double-crested Cormorant

 

Many don’t realize the Double-crested Cormorant possesses a gorgeous teal eye when the sunlight hits it just right.

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Double-crested Cormorant

 

Double-crested Cormorants visit Cambridge Creek daily.  Even with the past displeasure of Osprey Bella & Beau.

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Double-crested Cormorant

 

The Cormorant’s landing is always a fun challenge to try to capture.

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They skid in for a long time!

 

The fishing must be good here in the creek, they come here and dive time after time.

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Another look at that beautiful teal eye….

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Double-crested Cormorant

 

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“Oops, sorry, ya’ll!”

 

From morning until sunset, they hunt the waters.

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Double-crested Cormorant at sunset

 

And when the sun goes down, the Double-crested Cormorant may stay and find a perch to drip and dry off, in his “I’m Batman” stance.

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Double-crested Cormorant’s “I’m Batman” drying stance

 

I enjoy and have a lot of fun with Double-crested Cormorants.  🙂

 

 

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