Cormorant ID

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Subject: Cormorant ID
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2007 18:46:08 +1100
Barbara, the bird is Pied Cormorant with its neck twisted so that one is looking at the crown and upper ridge of the bill. There is a white spot which looks like a highlight in an eye but it is not. It misled me into thinking it might be an immature Macquarie Shag for a while until Rohan Clarke and others explained the optical illusion.

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

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