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Stewart Island shag, Phalacrocorax chalconotus, AV4393

Physical Description

Shag mounted in an upright standing position, with its head facing forward. The feet are almost flat, positioned to stand on a diorama of rocks, and the wings are folded back against the body. The skin around the beak and eyes is painted. The tail is hanging down past the feet.

Field Collection

Caught in fishing net.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 560 x 210 x 310mm

Sex

Female

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