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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 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
NEW ZEALAND

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


 

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