Double-crested Cormorant

Cormorant Takeoff

Seeing a Double-crested Cormorant floating in a pond I expected to witness him fishing. I was ready for him to dive then pop up many feet away.

Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

He had other ideas.

Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

He did a couple of trial flaps.

Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

Then he took to the air leaving a splish splash behind him.

Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

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