Identification | Biology | Damage ID | Management | Handling
Relocation is usually not practical for cormorant management.
Translocation is usually not practical for cormorant management, and is not recommended.
Shooting is the most common method of euthanasia for double-crested cormorants. If a capture accident occurs, and a bird requires euthanasia while in hand, cervical dislocation is the most practical technique.
Check your local and state regulations regarding carcass disposal. If you’ve found a banded cormorant, please call 1-800-327-BAND.