Wild Bird Identification

British Wild Birds

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Shag Bird

Shag

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Shag length: 76cm

Shag Call

What does the Shag look like?

Breeding plumage is a glossy greenish-black with a yellow beak.

Where does the Shag nest?

The nest is grass lined built with sticks and seaweed.. One egg up to as many as six can be laid which take around a month to hatch remaining in the next for up to a further two months.

Shag Food

The Shag eat fish from the sea.

Bird location and density.

High cliff sides and sea caves. Present all year on coastal areas.

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