Stewart Island shag, Phalacrocorax chalconotus, AV4393
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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 CollectionCaught in fishing net. Taiaroa Head
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 560 x 210 x 310mm
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