The fish-eating double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is the only cormorant species that appears commonly on the Chesapeake Bay. March is an especially good month for early migrants, as the Bay's fish populations are beginning to stir.
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These readings are from John Page Williams, Jr.'s book, Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons. The publication is available in print at Amazon.com. Content copyright © John Page Williams, Jr. All rights reserved.