The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) and its relation to the salmon industries on the Gulf of St. Lawrence

by P. A. Taverner

Publisher: Govt. Print. Bureau in Ottawa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 21 Downloads: 57
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  • Cormorants.,
  • Salmon fisheries -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of.

Edition Notes

Statementby P.A. Taverner.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82667, Museum bulletin no. 13 -- no. 5.
ContributionsGeological Survey of Canada.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (21 fr.)
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18739792M
ISBN 100665826672

The Double-crested Cormorant is the most common and most abundant of the cormorant family seen in North America. It is also the most likely cormorant to be seen in the interior of the North American continent. In the last decade, this bird has been expanding its range into the central regions of Canada.   The Double-Crested Cormorant by Linda R. Wires, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13). Here's Sidney with a poem about one such encounter with a Double-crested Cormorant: SW: Blue The great blue song of the earth is sung in all the best venues— treetop, marsh, desert, shore— and on this spring day in the wetlands where, under a late sun, we stand alone and in love with each other and the passing day we watch a cormorant. Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) Still another vignette painting, two in fact, done for an upcoming book on cormorants (the publisher estimates it will be out just over a year from now). The first shows an adult Great Blue Heron in a plumage that artists seldom show -- a post-breeding adult, as it would appear in early August.

  Cormorant Double-crested Cormorant: DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT. Phalacrocorax auritus auritus. Range. The Atlantic coast and also in the interior, breeding from Nova Scotia and North Dakota northward. double-crested cormorants, from breeding grounds as sizable as eigh-teen hundred miles long, “funnel into the heart of cat‹sh farming country, at the con›uence of the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers” and set the stage for discussing the con›ict between southern cat‹sh farm-ers and their evil nemesis: the double-crested cormorant.2Author: Dennis Wild. PDF | On Dec 1, , Guido Keijl and others published Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested cormorant | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Guido Keijl.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Double-crested Cormorant: Plight of a Feathered Pariah by Linda R. Wires at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Yale University Press.

  The emergence of opposition to mindless cormorant massacres is a promising development. Even more promising is publication of The Double-Crested Cormorant: Plight of a Feathered Pariah, by conservation biologist Linda R. Wires, with original illustrations by leading Canadian wildlife artist, ornithologist, and animal advocate Barry Kent MacKay.   Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) numbers have increased in North America, and concomitantly cormorants appear to be expanding their nesting range in the southeastern United States.

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The tragic history of the cormorant’s relations with humans and the implications for today’s wildlife management policy The double-crested cormorant, found only in North America, is an iridescent black waterbird superbly adapted to catch fish. It belongs to a family of birds vilified since biblical times and persecuted around the world.

The gangly Double-crested Cormorant is a prehistoric-looking, matte-black fishing bird with yellow-orange facial skin. Though they look like a combination of a goose and a loon, they are relatives of frigatebirds and boobies and are a common sight around fresh and salt water across North America—perhaps attracting the most attention when they stand on docks, rocky.

The Double-Crested Cormorant: Plight of a Feathered Pariah by Linda R. Wires. New Haven, Yale University Press. pp ISBN: I watch cormorants every day. Baltimore’s inner harbor is flush with several at any time. I first became enamored watching them drying their wings.

In some cultures this is seen as a symbol of a /5(6). "Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become.

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[Guttural sounds of Double-crested Cormorant] Large black waterbirds with short legs and long necks. Look closely and you can see the bird’s “double crest” – its two long, gloriously feathered eyebrows.

When not nesting, Double-crested Cormorants are a. This is the story of the survival, recovery, astonishing success, and controversial status of the double-crested cormorant. After surviving near extinction driven by DDT and other contaminants from the s through the early s, the cormorant has made an unprecedented comeback from mere dozens to a population in the millions, bringing the bird again into direct conflict with Author: Dennis Wild.

AUDUBON, John James () Double-crested Cormorant. From "The Birds of America" (Amsterdam Edition) [Pl. ] Amsterdam and New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Colour-printed lithograph, on fine hand-made paper.

In The Double-Crested Cormorant, Dennis Wild brings together the biological, social, legal, and international aspects of the cormorant's world to give a complete and balanced view of one of the Great Lakes' and perhaps North America's most misunderstood species.

In addition to taking a detailed look at the complex natural history of the. This is the story of the survival, recovery, astonishing success, and controversial status of the double-crested cormorant. After surviving near extinction driven by DDT and other contaminants from the s through the early s, the cormorant has made an unprecedented comeback from mere dozens to a population in the millions, bringing the bird again into direct Brand: University of Michigan Press.

Spring is in the air and its time to pair up. This short video was taken of a Double-crested Cormorant in a nest he's built, calling out, trying to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Double-Crested Cormorant by Taverner P.

(Percy Algernon) (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The double-crested cormorant can be found near lakes, rivers, swamps, and in the coastal areas seen relaxing on islands and islets.

Nesting The clutch size for this species is 3–5 chalky, pale blue-green eggs in a well-made platform of sticks and seaweed, (condominium-like structure) placed in a tree or on a cliff or rocky island.

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Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced Price: $ This enormously important book explores the roots of human-cormorant conflicts, dispels myths about the birds, and offers the first comprehensive assessment of the policies that have been developed to manage the double-crested cormorant in the twenty-first century.

Double-crested cormorants are also called crow ducks, shag, water-turkeys and lawyers. Many double-crested cormorants spend the winter in the Florida Bay along with roseate spoonbills, great white herons, reddish egrets and many other wading birds.

Among North American birds, the Double-crested Cormorant serves as a sort of Rorschach test. To some, the long-necked diving birds are an overabundant scourge.

They eat about a pound of fish a day, which some commercial fish producers and recreational anglers see as a threat to their livelihood or pastime.

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The double-crested cormorant’s feathers are dark brown or black with a greenish tint. It has a lean body, a long neck, and somewhat short wings.

During the breeding season, the double-crested cormorant has blue eyelids, orange on its throat sacs, and two black crests.

Double-crested cormorants are gregarious birds that are almost always near water. Their main two activities are fishing and resting, with more than half their day spent on the latter.

When at rest, a cormorant will choose an exposed spot on a bare branch or a windblown rock, and often spread its wings out, which is thought to be a means of. Double-crested Cormorants are in the Order Pelcaniformes and Family Phalacrocoracidae which consists groups them together with cormorants.

They are mainly found in and around seacoasts and inland waters. Double-crested Cormorants are. The Double-crested Cormorant: Symbol of Ecological Conflict describes the post-DDT recovery and conflicts surrounding this species' comeback in parts of North America.

The seeds for the book were planted in when the author, an outdoor writer and fisherman, wrote an article called “The Bird Anglers Love to Hate” published in an angling magazine and guide Cited by: 1. The most abundant and widespread is the Double-crested Cormorant, which can be found throughout the continent in freshwater and in seawater along the coasts into Northern Quebec and up into the far reaches of Alaska.

The Great Cormorant lives along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean from Labrador down to the tip of Florida. Finally, double-crested cormorants have been implicated as vectors for fish diseases and parasites. (Hatch and Weseloh, ) Conservation Status. Populations of double-crested cormorants have increased dramatically over the last thirty years.

This species has no special protection under CITES or the Endangered Species Act. To Kill a Cormorant Are double-crested cormorants overrunning their niche—or recovering from centuries of suppression. By Richard J.

King. Prev 1 2 Next. Negative and positive images of the bird in a novel and a children’s book. Negative and positive images of the bird in a novel and a children’s book. The Double-crested cormorant maintains many colonies throughout the Great Lakes, with the highest numbers of birds being present on Lakes Huron and Ontario.

This species is a common to abundant migrant, but is only rarely seen in winter (Thomas, ). The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a member of the cormorant family of habitat is near rivers and lakes as well as in coastal areas, and is widely distributed across North America, from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska down to Florida and ing 70–90 cm (28–35 in) in length, it is an all-black bird which gains a small.

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), Humber Bay Park, Toronto, Canada, Source: MFD/Wikemedia Commons, reproduced under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License DDT and other egg-thinning pesticides, introduced after World War II, intensified the devastation, and over the next two decades cormorant populations sharply.

"Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become. Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced manner – not always an easy task.".

The word “cormorant” comes from the Latin name corvus marinus which means “sea crow.” Other names used for the double-crested cormorant are water turkey, water buzzard, crow-duck, Farallon cormorant, Florida cormorant, shag, Taunton turkey and white-crested cormorant. In Asian countries, the cormorant is used to harvest Size: KB.Double-crested cormorant Photo by John Storjohann.

Double-crested cormorant Photo by Michael Abbene. Double-crested cormorant with a good hair day! Photo by Roger Brandt. Here at the Zoo. The Cypress Swamp in our renovated Flight Cage is home to our double-crested cormorants.

Book your Event at the Zoo.Compare the Double-crested Cormorant (above photo). Massing in great numbers as they fly along the Annisquam and Essex Rivers at this time of year, the Double-crested Cormorants are ubiquitous.

They are a true North American species and breed, winter over, and migrate along the shores of Cape Ann.