2014

NJ2370 : Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)

taken 10 years ago, near to Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland

Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
The bright sunlight demonstrates that Shags are actually dark green, not black as they usually appear. This shot also shows the diagnostic crest on the head, and the beautiful green eyes. This bird was fishing beneath the footbridge over the Lossie Estuary.

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This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2014 Automatic Clusters: · Lossie Estuary [34] ·
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Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 20 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 January, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2378 7045 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:43.0403N 3:16.8651W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2378 7045
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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