Imperial Shag Photos, Phalacrocorax atriceps

Photos of Phalacrocorax atriceps, Imperial shag (also known as Blue-eyed shag); Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus, South Georgia shag; Phalacrocorax auritus, Double-crested cormorant; Phalacrocorax harrisi, Flightless cormorant; and Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Brandt's cormorant
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Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15087  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15088  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15093  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15095  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15096  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15097  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15098  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15100  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15101  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15102  
Double-crested cormorant in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15281  
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15282  
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15283  
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15284  
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorants in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15286  
Double-crested cormorants gather and rest on cliffs, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorants gather and rest on cliffs.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15574  
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15746  
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15747  
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15748  
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15749  
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15786  
Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15788  
Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15789  
Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15790  
Flightless cormorant.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16548  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16549  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16551  
Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16553  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16554  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16555  
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