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I and the Bird: Cormorants and Darters

December 7, 2012

The new I and the Bird is published at 10,000 Birds by yours truly.  The subject?  Cormorants, and to a lesser extent their sister taxa the darters.

Anhinga - Lake Medcalf, Brunswick Co, NC

Cormorants get a bad rap for being ugly birds that eat lots of fish.  It’s a shame, because they’re fascinating group with unusual biology and a pedigree that stretches back to the dinosaurs.  So go check it out!


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