Date: 5/10/19 1:37 pm
From: JimC <wetstuff...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Cormorant - fishing line - Assateague
On Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 4:34:59 PM UTC-4, JimC wrote:
> While doing a dog-walk on a nice day, before the park starts to get busy. We came across what I assume is a Cormorant's carcass in the tideline. The poor bugger not only got into fishing line and/or netting but there is a hook attached at the end embedded in its wing; its lower bill was affixed to its wing. The files are large so I attached it to a site of mine.
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> https://wetstuff.com/AZTK1.jpg
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> https://wetstuff.com/AZTK2.jpg

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It turns out the bird is identified as an immature Gannet. Thanks for the private message I.D. Marjie did not see my post, but later when I got home, she thought it was a Gannet.

Jim

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