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Pied Shag


Phalacrocorax varius

Pied Shags are our only tree roosting shag, and several colonies are to be found on the south coast of Ulva. Large, noisy birds, their presence is the kiss of death to a tree they colonise, as their guano is extremely corrosive.

Size 130 mm

Pied Shag

Pied Shag

Pied Shag

Pied Shag

This Flat Fish proved too much to get down

Pied Shag

A breeding colony

Pied Shag Calls



Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint



Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


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