Double Crested Cormorant Chicks in Nest

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Comments (5)

Derek Holzapfel on August 19, 2010

Now we know that the chicks of the Double Crested Cormorant are still in their nest in mid August.

Laurel211 on August 24, 2010

Very exciting to capture this in a photo. Great shot.

Nawitka on September 7, 2010

Wow! I would have thought they'd be out by now ... super shot! Do you think it might be a second brood?

Derek Holzapfel on September 7, 2010

You must be correct Nawitka, I bet these are from a second brood;

kamalyn on September 9, 2010

very cool! I've always wondered what the nesting colonies were like. And ha-ha, now we know why there are soooo may cormorants in the world!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 19, 2010
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    by Derek Holzapfel
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 182.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.802
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash