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Stewart Island Shag

Leucocarbo chalconotus

Very common around Paterson Inlet, these can be mistaken for Pied Shags, but are smaller, have a distinctive white shoulder and wing bar, pink as against black feet, and nest on Rocky Headlands.  They have bronze phase which at a distance may appear black.

Size 680 mm

 

Stewart Island Shag

 

 

Stewart Island Shag

 

Stewart Island Shag

In Bronze Phase

 

Stewart Island Shag

In Bronze Phase

 

Stewart Island Shag Calls


Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island,
9846 NEW ZEALAND

Phone + 64 3 219 1151
Toll Free 0800 783 9278 (NZ only)

Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
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