1739 thumb Shags and Cormorants of New Zealand

A guide to the shag species (also known as cormorants) found in New Zealand. One third of the cormorant species known worldwide, are found in New Zealand..

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Auckland Islands Shag 1
Phalacrocorax colensoi
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Black Shag 2
Phalacrocorax carbo novaehollandiae
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Blue (Spotted) Shag 3
Phalacrocorax punctatus oliveri
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Bounty Islands Shag 3
Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi
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Campbell Islands Shag 3
Phalacrocorax campbelli
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Chatham Islands Shag 4
Phalacrocorax onslowi
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Little Black Shag 5
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
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Little Shag 6
Microcarbo melanoleucos brevirostris
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New Zealand Pied Shag 7
Phalacrocorax varius varius
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Parekareka (Spotted Shag) 8
Phalacrocorax punctatus punctatus
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Pitt Island Shag 9
Phalacrocorax featherstoni
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King Shag 10
Phalacrocorax carunculatus
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Stewart Island (Bronze) Shag 11
Phalacrocorax chalconotus

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