Spotted Shag
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An immature Spotted Shag perches on a rock cliff near Kaikoura, New Zealand
Profile of an immature Spotted Shag near Kaikoura, New Zealand
Adult Spotted Shags in breeding plumage, characterized by a double-crest of feathers curled forward
A solitary Spotted Shag in breeding plumage perches on a rock cliff near Kaikoura, New Zealand
A pair of Spotted Shags in breeding plumage groom themselves in unison while a nesting Spotted Shag sleeps behind
A probable breeding pair of Spotted Shags, in breeding plumage
A probable breeding pair of Spotted Shags, a species that breeds only in New Zealand
A pair of Spotted Shags in breeding plumage use their beaks to groom eachother's Filoplumes, the sparse white neck feathers
Rear angle shot of a Spotted Shag in breeding plumage, flying near Taiaroa Head, New Zealand
A pair of Spotted Shags in breeding plumage fly towards their roost near Taiaroa Head, New Zealand