Birds of the World

Phalacrocoracidae : Cormorants

Stewart Island Shag / Bronze Shag

Phalacrocorax chalconotus

Stewart Island, New Zealand - November 2005

Stewart Island Shag is a rare, range-restricted species that is only found on Stewart Island and a few places on the southern end of New Zealand's South Island.  The estimated total population is less than 5000 pairs.