WILDLIFE

Why do Cormorants hold out their wings?

Most seabirds secrete water repellent oils onto their feathers to avoid them getting too wet, though the Cormorants feathers are different. They are often spotted stood proud upon a rock with their wings held out to dry after swimming and the reason comes down to buoyancy…

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