Imperial Shag Photos, Leucocarbo atriceps


Photos of Leucocarbo atriceps, Imperial shag
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Imperial shag or blue-eyed shag, in tussock grass.  The Imperial Shag is about 30" long and 4-8 lbs, with males averaging larger than females.  It can dive as deep as 80' while foraging for small benthic fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, gastropods and octopuses, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps, New Island Imperial shag or blue-eyed shag, in tussock grass.  The Imperial Shag is about 30" long and 4-8 lbs, with males averaging larger than females.  It can dive as deep as 80' while foraging for small benthic fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, gastropods and octopuses, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps, New Island South Georgia shag, or Imperial shag, a type of cormorant, in flight alongside South Georgia Island, Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus, Leucocarbo atriceps georgianus Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps, Livingston Island Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Leucocarbo atriceps, Livingston Island

Updated: September 21, 2020

Species permalink: Leucocarbo atriceps
Common name permalink: Imperial shag