"Hey, did you see the cormorant over there."
"The one on that large rock in the river."
"Oh, no, I didn't. Did you see the flock of 200 that just flew over?"
Large flocks of Double-crested Cormorants (pictured) are heading south. By winter, these birds will have left the northern states, making room for smaller numbers of Great Cormorants who have spent the summer in eastern coastal Canada.