Neotropic Cormorant

Long-necked and nearly all black, the Neotropic Cormorant is a waterbird that plunges into sheltered waters of southern North America. You can usually find these birds along the tropics of North and South America. These snaky Blackbirds are slowly increasing their range northwards in recently. They are fairly conspicuous birds that nest in trees or fly above bodies of water. They may be difficult to distinguish from the smaller Double-crested Cormorant.

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Double-crested Cormorant

Belonging to the Cormorant family, the Double-crested Cormorant is a fascinating species indeed. Their distinctive features such as their titular double-crested feathers and their piercing turquoise eyes become prominent only during the breeding season. For this reason, you may not be able to use only their crests to identify them other than for a few months a year.

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