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Shag or Green Cormorant

Shag or Green Cormorant Birds
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Stock #: 298535
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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British Sea-Birds Series 9231
Is in its winter dress of a beautiful lustrous green. In early spring it develops a crest on the head, for which reason it is also called the Crested Cormorant. The nest, a mass of seaweed plastered together, is placed in clefts and on edges of cliffs; the young birds when first hatched have no feathers and are quite blind. The bird is an expert swimmer and diver, and lives on fish