Little Black Shag

Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Description 6

Adults: Black with dark green wings which usually appear to be black. Green eyes, black face, a narrow blackish beak, black legs and feet.
Juveniles: More a dark brown colour, and the very young have yellow coloured beaks.

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  1. (c) Andrew Mercer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA),
  2. (c) Lip Kee, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  3. (c) Lip Kee Yap, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  4. (c) Sourabh Biswas, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),,_Bhubaneswar.JPG
  5. (c) Tony Wills, all rights reserved, uploaded by Tony Wills
  6. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Feet black
Beak black, grey