Physical: Cormorants reach from 78-89 body and neck, a hooked mandible, and short legs.
Habitat: P. auritus live on lakes, rivers, swamps, and along the coast. They occur from Long Island south, and on the Gulf Coast to Texas.
Feeding: Double Crested Cormorants consume fish, and occasionally amphibians and smaller crustaceans.
Breeding: P. auritus lay 3-5 chalky pale blue-green eggs in a platform of sticks or seaweed on the coast. The nest is in a tree or otherwise elevated. Breeding grounds range New Foundland south to Mexico and the Bahamas.