Blue Eyed Shag

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morepork
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Blue Eyed Shag

Postby morepork » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:45 am

Fishing in Firth of Thames Mon/Tues, 3 Blue Eyed Shag seen feeding round the boat, are they seen often round here?
Colin Miskelly
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Re: Blue Eyed Shag

Postby Colin Miskelly » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:45 am

Kia ora Morepork

These will be pied shags in their breeding colouration.

See images on http://www.nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/pied-shag

Nga mihi
Colin
morepork
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Re: Blue Eyed Shag

Postby morepork » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:52 pm

OK Thanks it was just that another member said they were quite rare.

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