|Photo by Saperaud~commonswiki|
In the last few days, hundreds...no thousands...of these black birds have been congregating in large groups every few miles along the ocean beach.
The large number of cormorants in eastern North Carolina has created issues for fishermen and others concerned with water quality. To read more, click here: http://www.thewashingtondailynews.comi/2015/01/26/cormorants-an-ongoing-problem-for-n-c-waterways/
More information about the Double-Crested Cormorant is available here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-crested_cormorant.
Our current Ocracoke Newsletter is a 1938 article about Capt. Gary Bragg, waterfowl hunting, and wooden decoy carving. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news112116.htm.