Pitt Island Shag

Phalacrocorax featherstoni

Description 4

Adults: Dark brown or grey wings and back with a black spotted feathers. The chest is off white/grey.
In breeding condition they have green facial skin and a crest on both the top and back of the head, with white plumes down the back of the neck.

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  1. Tony Wills, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), uploaded by Tony Wills
  2. John Gerrard Keulemans, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phalacrocorax_featherstoni_Keulemans.jpg
  3. (c) Tony Wills, all rights reserved, uploaded by Tony Wills
  4. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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