Thursday, February 08, 2007

Shagadelic Baby!

January, 2007

These blue-eyed shags are busy raising their own chicks here on the Antarctic Peninsula. These members of the cormorant family are easy to identify in breeding season by their bright blue eyes the orange nasal coruncles ("knobs") on their upper beak. The bright blue eyes really shine when they catch the light just right...



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