Two photos from a couple of days ago of a Kawau, Pied Shag at the beach. 🐦

Length: 65 - 85 cm; Weight: 1.3 - 2.1 kg; A large, relatively slim …shag … white face, black feet, blue eye-rings, yellow facial skin. Black back, nape and upperwings … white throat, breast and belly.

Large black and white shag with wings stretched, on wet sand.
Large black and white bird with wings folded, reflected in wet sand.
Miraz Jordan @Miraz