Bird #186 — Double-crested Cormorant

phalacrocorax (from phalakros, bald, and kora, crow or raven) auritus (crested)

Sunday, October 5, 1980 — 2:30 pm

Barrington, Illinois — Baker’s Lake

The Double-crested Cormorant was standing on a mud bar well out in the lake.  When we first saw it, its wings were spread out.  It sat upright with its neck in an “S” shape.

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