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Pelagic Cormorant --(Phalacrocorax pelagicus) (71297 bytes)

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Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus

In the summer, these birds get a green-blue iridescence in their feathers that seems to be absent in the black winter plumage.

Location: St. Lazaria Island, Sitka Sound

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