Sunday, October 14, 2012

Pic Of The Week: Pelagic Cormorant


Pelagic Cormorants shine blue, purple and green, generally much more colorful (yes, colourful too) than the similar Brandt's Cormorant. Obscure fact of the day: the poorly-known (and certainly extinct) Kenyon Shag, whose remains have only been collected in Alaska's Aleutian Islands, may actually be the one and only Pelagic Cormorant. Photographed in Morro Bay, CA.

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  1. Interesting looking Cormorants! Their bills are so different from the ones we have here.

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