Chili, The Falklands, South-Georgia, Antarctica and Argentina in 1995


Some information on shags, Phalacrocorax


There is a lot of confusion on names of shags, I use the names from the Handbook of the Birds of the World  http://www.hbw.com


Black and white, blue eyed species in the South-American part:

Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps South America and the Falklands
Antarctic Shag Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
South Georgia Shag Phalacrocorax georganius South-Georgia, South Orkney, South Sandwich and Schack Rocks

Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps)

 

New Island, Falkland Islands

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Antarctic Shag (Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis)

 

Petermans Island, Antarctica

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18-01-02