Adult Shag
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Characteristics
Colouring Oily green-black body
Voice Coarse, frenzied rattling
Feeds on Fish
Flight Direct with quick beats of wings
Nesting Rock
Social Flocks
Adult Shag
Adult Shag
Also Known As ..
Common Shag
European Shag
Page Last Updated 01/07/2017 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Pelecaniformes
Family Phalacrocoracidae
Species Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Category Cormorants
StdName Common Shag
Vital Statistics
Length 65 to 80 cms
Weight 1750 to 2250 gms
Wingspan 90 to 105 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Shag (Species=Phalacrocorax aristotelis / Standard Name=Common Shag)