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Spotted shag, Phalacrocorax punctatus, AV196

Physical Description

Study skin of a shag with its body in a straight line with its tail. Head is tilted so the beak is pointing up. Has a feather plume on its head. Wings are folded back against the body. Legs are straight.
Preserved carcass in a 2L glass Agee jar with white plastic screw-top lid.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 85 x 630 x 130mm



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