A gulp of Shags

These Auckland Island Shags are a species endemic to the Auckland Islands, where I photographed this group last December. The difference in colour between the juveniles and adults is quite striking. A “gulp” is the collective noun for cormorants/shags.

Auckland Island Shags (Phalacrocorax colensoi)

Auckland Island Shags (Phalacrocorax colensoi)

We will be returning to this location in December 2016 as part of our Subantarctic LuminOdyssey photography workshop tour.

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