Saturday, 22 April 2017

Shags


also known as cormorants.
Pancake rocks, Punakaiki, 
New Zealand

joining Eileen for Saturday's Critters

8 comments:

  1. Here(UK) Shags and Cormorants area different species. look quite similar. Good shot

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    1. You may be right Margaret, I always thought they were two different birds until I was recently told they were one and the same so I think I'll do a check for my own satisfaction.

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  2. The same or different they are a nice subject for the photo. I really like the layered rock formation.

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  3. Hello, Great shot! Even though the shag and cormorant look alike they are different birds. I googled what the difference is, the cormorant is larger in size and they have a heaver thicker beak. I like your photo of the shag and the neat rock formation they are standing on. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  4. I didn't realize the difference, until now!!

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  5. I agree, whatever they are, they make a great photo.

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