Another cormorant

Carole Lent writes that she was tracking those two double-crested cormorants out on the harbor. But you know what the problem is when you find a good spot …

Sure enough, a third cormorant got into the act. Carole said she got her camera ready when a boat came near. She expected to see some reaction from the cormorants. But …

Not ruffled in the least, Carole reports.
Meanwhile, the National Park Service reports it has reopened four houseboat sites in Voyageurs National Park. The sites, on Rainy Lake and Kabetogama Lake, had been closed since May to protect bald eagle nesting pairs.
Biologists found 72 bald eagle nests within the park boundary this breeding season, the National Park Service reported in a news release.
This was the 40th consecutive year nests were surveyed from the air. Land and water areas around active bald eagle nests have been closed each year since 1992.

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