|Common Name:||Cormorant, Brandt's|
|Scientific Name:||Phalacrocorax penicillatus|
|Area:||Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||July 31, 2013|
The blue throat patch is the give away in identifying this cormorant.
Yaquina Head - Newport, Oregon - - - July 12, 2014
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / Birds of Oregon by Burrows & Gilligan||