A pair of tiny Least Auklets (Aethia pusilla) perched on a sea-side basalt boulder in their islandnesting grounds. Saint Paul Island, Alaska, 2015.
A Red-faced cormorant (Phalacrocorax urile), also known as a Red-faced Shag or Violet Shag perched high above the Bering Sea. Saint Paul Island, Alaska, 2015.
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla, San Diego, California, 2010.
Double-crested Cormorant breaking to land.