Double-crested Cormorant  
Double-crested Cormorant swimming under the water
Most people look up when someone exclaims, "Look at that bird!" If they are talking about a Cormorant though, you might have to look down beneath the water to see the bird they refer to.
Double-crested Cormorants plunge their head into the water and vanish beneath it. They are diving birds. I also see Anhinga swim this way.
Double-crested Cormorant
Then, sometimes a surprising distance away, their head will pop back out of the water.
Double-crested Cormorant Sleeping
Double-crested Cormorants are a frequent sight perched, wings spread, to dry on the bird shaped sprinkler pipe floats in South Florida water retention ponds.
Double-crested Cormorant
I really like their blue eyes, but I seldom get close enough to get a good look at them.
Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant landing in the water with a splash
Double-crested Cormorant diving beneath the water
Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
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