The Day of the Cormorants

2 Sep
Little Black Cormorants

Little Black Cormorants

This morning, Ron, Chicki and I visited our local park. The sun, which had been shining brightly early on, was by now disappearing behind rather threatening-looking clouds. The heavy rain, though, did not eventuate.

On my way down the hill to the baths, I spotted an unusual sight. Dozens of Little Black Cormorants had perched on the wire atop the net. I counted twenty-four in a row, but that was just the start…

Quite often I see these birds in small numbers, but today’s display was exceptional. That’s why I’ve dubbed it ‘The Day of The Cormorants.’

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4 Responses to “The Day of the Cormorants”

  1. davidprosser September 2, 2014 at 12:21 pm #

    I’ve just checked and found the collective term for a group of cormorants is a Gulp, it seems quite appropriate doesn’t it Margaret.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

  2. Odie Langley September 2, 2014 at 11:53 pm #

    Must be a mighty good buffet there to enjoy

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