Wing Span: 90-105
Overview: Shags are goose-sized dark
long-necked birds. In the breeding season adults develop a dark glossy
black/green plumage and re-curved crest on the front of their head. In the UK
they breed on coastal sites. These birds dive down under water to hunt for
Nesting: Grass & stick, seaweed nests on cliff ledges.
Where to see them:
Can be seen in the bay at the front of the
campsite, very frequently one will be sat on top the buoys in the water.
When to see them:
Present all year round.
What they eat: Fish and
occasionally crustaceans and molluscs.