Date: 7/16/20 10:15 am
From: Nick Lethaby <nlethaby...>
Subject: Re: [sbcobirding] unusual cormorant

While at this time of year fresh juv DCCO can look rather similar to NECOs,
it would be good to get better photos. Did you actually see it next to a
DCCO to confirm it was in fact the same size? I don't get the impression
that this bird is a juv, but can't be sure.



On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 8:32 AM Rob Denholtz <robdenholtz...> wrote:

> Franklin Creek, Thursday morning, July 16, 2020
> There was a cormorant here this morning that gave me pause. I’ve posted
> an image at
> .
> It’s probably a juvenile Double-crested but it has a white fringe, like a
> chin-strap, around the underside of its beak. Made me think it may be
> harboring some Neotropic DNA. But, size and other features are
> Double-crested.
> Please have a look at the image and let e know what you think. Thanks,
> Rob Denholtz
> Carp
> --
> Rob Denholtz
> Carpinteria

Nick Lethaby
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