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2012-03-02 Cormorants at the La Jolla Cove

Pelagic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax pelagicusThree species of cormorant exploit the cliffs and surrounding waters by the La Jolla Cove; Double-Crested, Pelagic and Brandt’s. I found Brandt’s Cormorants on eggs and raising babies in full public view and took advantage of the opportunity to capture images.

I also sat out on Point La Jolla watching the cormorants doing flybys and looking for those few Pelagic Cormorants in the mix. I captured several subjects in ones-and-zeros.

Birds I met this morning were Brandt’s Cormorant, Heermann’s Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Brown Pelican.

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