Rich B Young

 

Discovery of Neotropic Cormorants

in

Northern Utah

April 18, 2010

 

"Sandy Fishing Pond"

900 West Shields Lane

Near Jordan River Parkway, Sandy Ut.

April 18, 2010

 

Neotropic Pair

April 18, 2010

 

 

 

Avocet included for Size Comparison

April 18, 2010

 

 

 

Neotropic Cormorant Pair Lounging

on a tiny island microcosm occupied by other waterfowl

Sandy, Ut.

April 18, 2010

 

 

 

Cormorants beginning to wake up

 

 

 

A bit of stretching is in order

 

 

Another 'stretch'

 

 

 

Birds preparing to go fishing....

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruising for Trout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner complete for one of two birds!

 

 

 

Number 1, retiring to the island after a hefty trout dinner

 

 

 

Drying out in the warm April sun...

 

 

 

Number 2 comes back without success regarding fishing!

 

 

End of Story