Shag
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Taken at Dunbar Harbour on 21st February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 






Full Frontal!
Taken at Mull Head LNR, Deerness, Orkney  on 20th July 2018
using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Farne Islands on 22nd May 2009 using Nikon Coolpix
with Leica Televid spotting scope.
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Lunching!
Taken at Musselburgh on 8th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Fledging
Taken at Farne Islands on 22nd May 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.

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Juvenile
Taken at Irvine Harbour on 12th November 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Mating
Taken at Farne Islands on 22nd May 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.

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Shag.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Phalacrocorax aristotelis.
Pelecaniformes.
Phalacrocoracidae.

Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Plumage:

Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Broad cliff edge, or inside coastal caves.
Heaps of grass, sticks and seaweed.
Fish, mainly sandeels and herring.
Black overall with an oily green sheen, with a
bright yellow patch at the base of it's bill.
May. 1 brood
Chalky Blue
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Voice: