Pictorial series on various birdies around us.
PART 1. The Double-Crested Coromant
Prehistoric looks, a matte-black bird with yellow-orange facial skin, the double-crested Cormorant are a common sight around fresh and saltwater and look most attractive when they stand on docks, rocky islands, and channel markers, their wings spread out to dry. These solid, heavy-boned birds are experts at diving to catch small fish.