Friday, December 4, 2009


Shag: A shag is a sea bird similar to the cormorant. The only difference being a crest on the shag and none on the cormorant. Originally, the two names were used interchangeably.
Stewart Island shags, and I don't know the Maori for that ... kawau rakiura, perhaps?
A Book for Today: The Bone People by Keri Hulme

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