Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) Round Island, Alaska. Photo by Hal Brindley

Daily Creature 55: Pelagic Cormorant

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Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) Round Island, Alaska. Photo by Hal Brindley

Pelagic Cormorant

(Phalacrocorax pelagicus)

The Pelagic Cormorant uses its own guano (that’s poop ladies and gentlemen) to harden up its nest and attach it to the rocks of a steep cliff! Check out this pic of nesting Pelagic Cormorants below. Both photos taken on Round Island, Alaska.

Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) nests on cliff on Round Island, Alaska. Photo by Hal Brindley
Pelagic Cormorants nesting on a cliff face on Round Island, Alaska.

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