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Shags

Shag - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Shag in breeding plumage

Birds with crests always seem exotic, don’t they? As if they don’t belong. As if they should be in the Tropics somewhere. …

Shag - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Diving Shag

There’s a Shag on the River Teign. It’s working its way upstream. I have to walk briskly to the next position I …

Shag - Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Shag

There’s a perky looking Shag at Brixham. What an exceptional bird. That lemon-yellow gape and oil-black plumage is set-off by a jaunty …

Spray - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey

Splash!

The seas are magical here. There are exhilarating waves at the Knowe o’ Skea. Out on the skerries, the wary Shags gather, …

The Atlantic - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Atlantic

Westray has two sides: a North Sea side and an Atlantic Ocean side. They meet with dramatic consequences at the northernmost and …