Crowned Cormorant

Recognisable by their iconic red eyes and glossy coat, these beautiful birds are often spotted feeding on the wide variety of local fish-life close to the Dyer Island shoreline.

Written by edna, May 22 2012

Crowned Cormorant

Recognisable by their iconic red eyes and glossy coat, these beautiful birds are often spotted feeding on the wide variety of local fish-life close to the Dyer Island shoreline.

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Photographer advice

Crowned Cormorants can be seen in Kleinbaai Harbour, so have your camera ready during the launch and one might be able to capture this charismatic species. They can also be seen in Sponge Bay (on Dyer Island) as well as on Geyser Rock every so often, a longer lens is recommended (300mm or larger).  

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