Red-faced Cormorant - Phalacrocorax urile

Length 2.4 ft (73.7 cm)
Wingspan 3.8 ft (116.8 cm)
Weight 4.6 lb (2086.5 g)
Clutch Size 3-7
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, AS

The Red-faced Cormorant is one of the least known birds in North America. This is probably due to the fact that it is found in the far north of the Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. I was lucky and saw some when I was on a glacier tour boat out of Seward, Alaska.

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