Brandt’s Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
 (L 34" WS 48" Wt 4.6 lb)
Found only in marine environments
mainly from Calif. to Wash. State.
There‘s a strange, sombre bird
with a hook in his beak.“
’Tis the little black cormorant
raiding your creek.
     (C J Dennis)
La Jolla Cove, CA
Juvenile has a tan breast.
Breeding adult.