Feb 142014
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Congregating

There were a lot of Double-crested Cormorants on White Rock Lake on this warm mid-January morning. Also in the mix were a number of other waterfowl, with the American White Pelican and Ring-billed Gull most notably represented in the photographs below. Wikipedia describes the Double-crested Cormorant in this way: The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is

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Feb 042014
 
Double-crested Cormorant - On the Elm Fork

These Double-crested Cormorants were found congregating on a cool but clear December morning. The dozen or so birds had found a sunny perch on the Elm fork of the Trinity River near the Sandy Lake Road bridge. There are two types of cormorants that frequent the Dallas/Fort Worth area: the Double-crested Cormorant and the Neotropic

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Nov 062013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Bodies of Water

Double-crested Cormorants photographed in the shadow of downtown Dallas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Nov 4, 2007 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender – Mixed Maturity – Mixed Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article –

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Mar 302013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - White Rock Lake

Double-crested Cormorants congregating at near the shore of White Rock Lake. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Mar 24, 2007 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson

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Mar 222013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Parasail

I observed this unusal behavior at Woodlake Pond in Carrollton, Texas. This lone cormorant was holding its wings up in the air, only partially unfolded. In this position the the bird’s wings would catch the steadily blowing wind like the sail on a sail boat and push the bird backwards. An effect the cormorant had

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Feb 142013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - River Roost

There is a massive Double-crested Cormorant roost on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Carrollton, Texas. Every evening hundreds of cormorants gather at this spot on the river to sleep for the night. Located near the intersection of Stemmons Freeway and Frankford Road, the congregation is easily visible to rush hour commuters. An

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Jan 262013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Hidden Cove

Double-crested Cormorants at Hidden Cove Park on Lewisville Lake in The Colony, Texas. Observation Details County – Denton City – The Colony Date – Dec 30, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender – Mixed Maturity – Mixed

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Dec 012012
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Diving In

A Double-crested Cormorant observed diving into a small pond in northwest Plano. Observation Details County – Denton City – Plano Date – Nov 25, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Swimming Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson

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May 082012
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Pond Watch

Double-crested Cormorants at Woodlake Pond in Carrollton, Texas. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Mar 10, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Light Rain Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Various Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main

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