Imperial Shag Photos, Phalacrocorax atriceps

Photos of Phalacrocorax atriceps, Imperial shag (also known as Blue-eyed shag); Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus, South Georgia shag; Phalacrocorax auritus, Double-crested cormorant; Phalacrocorax harrisi, Flightless cormorant; and Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Brandt's cormorant
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Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's cormorant.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30416  
Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's cormorant.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30417  
Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's cormorant.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30418  
Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's cormorant.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30419  
Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's cormorant.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30447  
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, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax 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.
Species: Imperial shag, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
Image ID: 23762  
Flightless cormorant dries its stubby wings after emerging from the ocean.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant dries its stubby wings after emerging from the ocean. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16546  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16547  
Flightless cormorant.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16552  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 28015  
South Georgia shag, or Imperial shag, a type of cormorant, in flight alongside South Georgia Island, Leucocarbo atriceps georgianus, Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus
South Georgia shag, or Imperial shag, a type of cormorant, in flight alongside South Georgia Island.
Species: South georgia shag, Leucocarbo atriceps georgianus, Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus
Location: South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24341  
Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Livingston Island
Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag.
Species: Imperial shag, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps
Location: Livingston Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Image ID: 25912  
Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant, head and neck profile. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16550  
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline.  In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter.  Punta Albemarle, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi, Isabella Island
Flightless cormorant perched on volcanic coastline. In the absence of predators and thus not needing to fly, the flightless cormorants wings have degenerated to the point that it has lost the ability to fly, however it can swim superbly and is a capable underwater hunter. Punta Albemarle.
Species: Flightless cormorant, Nannopterum harrisi, Phalacrocorax harrisi
Location: Isabella Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16560  
Double-crested cormorant in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California
Double-crested cormorant in flight at sunrise, long exposure produces a blurred motion.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 20095  
Brandt's Cormorant portrait, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant portrait.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 36853  
Brandt's Cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant.
Species: Brandt's Cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37442  
Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps, Livingston Island
Imperial shag, or blue-eyed shag.
Species: Imperial shag, Leucocarbo atriceps, Phalacrocorax atriceps
Location: Livingston Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Image ID: 25933  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15073  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15074  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15075  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15076  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15077  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15079  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15080  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15081  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15082  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15083  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15085  
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 15086  
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