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Brandt's Cormorant

Brandt's Cormorant
Photo Information
Copyright: Manyee Desandies (manyee) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon Powershot SX230IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-20 10:37
Viewed: 2116
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Phalacrocorax penicillatus

A large cormorant of the Pacific Coast, the Brandt's Cormorant is found only in marine environments.

Nesting Facts

Clutch Size: 16 eggs
Egg Description: Pale blue or bluish white.
Condition at Hatching: Naked and helpless.

Nest Description
Substantial circular drum of dry matter collected from around colony, including items stolen from other nests, grass, moss, and weeds from near colony, seaweed collected by diving, and occasionally sticks or rubbish.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-04-21 15:35]

Hi Manyee.Magnificent capture of this rare cormorant with its curious touch of blue under the beak,perfect quality as usual,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Manyee, great capture of lovely cormorant, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my frend, ciao Silvio

Very nice blue patch on this very interesting cormo!
thanks for showing this species.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-09-26 12:19]

Hello Manyee,
Missed this beauty.
Great photo of this special cormorant. Never seen so close. Excellent presentation.

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