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The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) and its relation to the salmon industries on the gulf of St. Lawrence

Percy Algernon Taverner

The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) and its relation to the salmon industries on the gulf of St. Lawrence

by Percy Algernon Taverner

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Published by Government printing bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Lawrence, Gulf of.
    • Subjects:
    • Cormorants,
    • Salmon fisheries -- Saint Lawrence, Gulf of

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby P. A. Taverner.
      SeriesCanada. Geological survey. Museum bulletin, no. 13. Biological series, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH1 .C13 no. 13
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcover-title, 24 p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6583463M
      LC Control Number16001073
      OCLC/WorldCa5722528

      To Kill a Cormorant Are double-crested cormorants overrunning their niche—or recovering from centuries of suppression? By Richard J. King. Prev 1 2 Next. Negative and positive images of the bird in a novel and a children’s book. Negative and positive images of the bird in a novel and a children’s book.   The Double-crested cormorant maintains many colonies throughout the Great Lakes, with the highest numbers of birds being present on Lakes Huron and Ontario. This species is a common to abundant migrant, but is only rarely seen in winter (Thomas, ).

        The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a member of the cormorant family of habitat is near rivers and lakes as well as in coastal areas, and is widely distributed across North America, from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska down to Florida and ing 70–90 cm (28–35 in) in length, it is an all-black bird which gains a small . Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), Humber Bay Park, Toronto, Canada, Source: MFD/Wikemedia Commons, reproduced under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License DDT and other egg-thinning pesticides, introduced after World War II, intensified the devastation, and over the next two decades cormorant populations sharply.

      "Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become. Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced manner – not always an easy task.". The word “cormorant” comes from the Latin name corvus marinus which means “sea crow.” Other names used for the double-crested cormorant are water turkey, water buzzard, crow-duck, Farallon cormorant, Florida cormorant, shag, Taunton turkey and white-crested cormorant. In Asian countries, the cormorant is used to harvest Size: KB.


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The double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) and its relation to the salmon industries on the gulf of St. Lawrence by Percy Algernon Taverner Download PDF EPUB FB2

The tragic history of the cormorant’s relations with humans and the implications for today’s wildlife management policy The double-crested cormorant, found only in North America, is an iridescent black waterbird superbly adapted to catch fish. It belongs to a family of birds vilified since biblical times and persecuted around the world.

The gangly Double-crested Cormorant is a prehistoric-looking, matte-black fishing bird with yellow-orange facial skin. Though they look like a combination of a goose and a loon, they are relatives of frigatebirds and boobies and are a common sight around fresh and salt water across North America—perhaps attracting the most attention when they stand on docks, rocky.

The Double-Crested Cormorant: Plight of a Feathered Pariah by Linda R. Wires. New Haven, Yale University Press. The double-crested cormorant book ISBN: I watch cormorants every day. Baltimore’s inner harbor is flush with several at any time.

I first became enamored watching them drying their wings. In some cultures this is seen as a symbol of a /5(6). "Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become.

Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced manner—not always an easy task."5/5(2). Book Description: The double-crested cormorant, found only in North America, is an iridescent black waterbird superbly adapted to catch fish.

It belongs to a family of birds vilified since biblical times and persecuted around the world. "Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become. Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced manner.

[Guttural sounds of Double-crested Cormorant] Large black waterbirds with short legs and long necks. Look closely and you can see the bird’s “double crest” – its two long, gloriously feathered eyebrows.

When not nesting, Double-crested Cormorants are a. This is the story of the survival, recovery, astonishing success, and controversial status of the double-crested cormorant.

After surviving near extinction driven by DDT and other contaminants from the s through the early s, the cormorant has made an unprecedented comeback from mere dozens to a population in the millions, bringing the bird again into direct conflict with Author: Dennis Wild.

AUDUBON, John James () Double-crested Cormorant. From "The Birds of America" (Amsterdam Edition) [Pl. ] Amsterdam and New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Colour-printed lithograph, on fine hand-made paper.

In The Double-Crested Cormorant, Dennis Wild brings together the biological, social, legal, and international aspects of the cormorant's world to give a complete and balanced view of one of the Great Lakes' and perhaps North America's most misunderstood species.

In addition to taking a detailed look at the complex natural history of the. This is the story of the survival, recovery, astonishing success, and controversial status of the double-crested cormorant. After surviving near extinction driven by DDT and other contaminants from the s through the early s, the cormorant has made an unprecedented comeback from mere dozens to a population in the millions, bringing the bird again into direct Brand: University of Michigan Press.

Spring is in the air and its time to pair up. This short video was taken of a Double-crested Cormorant in a nest he's built, calling out, trying to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Double-Crested Cormorant by Taverner P.

(Percy Algernon) (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The double-crested cormorant can be found near lakes, rivers, swamps, and in the coastal areas seen relaxing on islands and islets. Nesting The clutch size for this species is 3–5 chalky, pale blue-green eggs in a well-made platform of sticks and seaweed, (condominium-like structure) placed in a tree or on a cliff or rocky island.

"Dennis Wild's The Double-Crested Cormorant is a fascinating read that addresses the biological and legal issues and the public conflicts to show how polarized 'cormorant management' has become.

Wild's book rings loud and clear in addressing biology while responding to conflicts and dealing with cormorant dynamics in a fair and balanced Price: $ This enormously important book explores the roots of human-cormorant conflicts, dispels myths about the birds, and offers the first comprehensive assessment of the policies that have been developed to manage the double-crested cormorant in the twenty-first century.

Double-crested cormorants are also called crow ducks, shag, water-turkeys and lawyers. Many double-crested cormorants spend the winter in the Florida Bay along with roseate spoonbills, great white herons, reddish egrets and many other wading birds.

Among North American birds, the Double-crested Cormorant serves as a sort of Rorschach test. To some, the long-necked diving birds are an overabundant scourge. They eat about a pound of fish a day, which some commercial fish producers and recreational anglers see as a threat to their livelihood or pastime.

This enormously important book explores the roots of human-cormorant conflicts, dispels myths about the birds, and offers the first comprehensive assessment of the policies that have been developed to manage the double-crested cormorant in the twenty-first century/5(5).

The double-crested cormorant’s feathers are dark brown or black with a greenish tint. It has a lean body, a long neck, and somewhat short wings. During the breeding season, the double-crested cormorant has blue eyelids, orange on its throat sacs, and two black crests.

Double-crested cormorants are gregarious birds that are almost always near water. Their main two activities are fishing and resting, with more than half their day spent on the latter. When at rest, a cormorant will choose an exposed spot on a bare branch or a windblown rock, and often spread its wings out, which is thought to be a means of.Double-crested Cormorants are in the Order Pelcaniformes and Family Phalacrocoracidae which consists groups them together with cormorants.

They are mainly found in and around seacoasts and inland waters. Double-crested Cormorants are. The Double-crested Cormorant: Symbol of Ecological Conflict describes the post-DDT recovery and conflicts surrounding this species' comeback in parts of North America.

The seeds for the book were planted in when the author, an outdoor writer and fisherman, wrote an article called “The Bird Anglers Love to Hate” published in an angling magazine and guide Cited by: 1.