The European shag – Gulosus aristotelis is a medium/large cormorant species of Type – seabird, Family Phalacrocoracidae and Order Suliformes. It is a coastal European marine species seldom found far inland from the Atlantic or Mediterranean coastlines. In the AWB Region it is found as a summer breeder on N and S coasts of Turkey, the islands of the Aegean, Cyprus. NE Libya, areas of the Maghreb coasts and the S Atlantic coast of Morocco. In the winter it disperses more widely along the coastlines where it breeds, as noted above.
Type - seabird - Summer Habitat - Winter Habitat - Order: Suliformes Family: Phalacrocoracidae Genus: Gulosus Species - Gulosus aristotelis European shag - Species - ebird.org European shag - Species sheet - wikipedia.org European shag - Species - animaldiversity.org European shag - Card - oiseaux-birds.com European shag - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... European shag - Images - google.com European shag - Video - youtube.com European shag - Datazone - birdlife.org