Like its larger relative, the Cormorant, the shag is a member of the pelican family. It spends more time on the coasts and out at sea than the Cormorant, rarely venturing inland.

Credits

Image: Shag by Ben Lamb

Information sourced from:

The state of the UK'sbirds 2013 (2013), [online]. Available from: https://www.rspb.org.uk/Images/sukb2013_tcm9-358727.pdf [accessed 12/08/2015].

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