In addition to lighthouses, I have taken many photos of birds at home and on my travels. Thought I would share them as I have my lighthouse pictures. Hope you enjoy. Cheers, Neal
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Double Crested Cormorant
The Double Crested Cormorant (Scientific Name - Phalacrocorax azurites is a large seabird and the most widespread cormorant in North America. They have a mostly black colour with an orange patch on the face and a grey bill with a hooked tip. The back displays a scalloped pattern and is slightly paler than the breast.
The two adult photos weres taken in March 2011 in Florida. The top photo at St. Petersburg and the bottom near Amelia Island. The photo of the juvenile was taken in January 2013 in Abbotsford, B.C.