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A Shag stands watch on a small rock
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Shag stands watch on a small rock
Image notes: ""Photographing sea-birds is not always difficult. I could not get closer to this shag without getting my feet wet.""
Species in Image: Shag
Date: 1976
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00366

General details:  
Common Name Shag
Latin Name Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Shetland Name Scarf
Latin Group Name Pelecaniformes
Latin Family Name Phalacrocoracidae
Common Family Name Cormorants
Description Very common breeding resident. Shags are present in inshore waters the whole year, and winter movements are largely in response to the availability of fish. They are easy to distinguish from cormorants between Jan and May when they sport a handsome crest.
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