Utah Bird Profile
 Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Name Roots: (L. phalakros, "bald"; korax, "crow or raven" - auritus, "eared")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground or in a tree at a height of 6-150 (0-150) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a piscivore: water diver.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in water and lowland riparian habitats.

by Jack Binch

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