Double-crested Cormorant

| View Cart ⇗ | Info

The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. It occurs along inland waterways as well as in coastal areas, and is widely distributed across North America, from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska down to Florida and Mexico. Measuring 70–90 cm (28–35 in) in length, it is an all-black bird which gains a small double crest of black and white feathers in breeding season. It has a bare patch of orange-yellow facial skin. Five subspecies are recognized.


Birds: C


L. Brent Vaughan Hill's Practical Reference Library Volume II (NewYork, NY: Dixon, Hanson and Company, 1906)


TIFF (full resolution)

2400×1912, 1.8 MiB

Large GIF

1024×815, 212.2 KiB

Medium GIF

640×509, 102.8 KiB

Small GIF

320×254, 31.1 KiB