We're thrilled to introduce the latest feathered friend to join the Birdorable family - the European Shag! This charming seabird might not be as famous as some of its avian counterparts, but it certainly holds a special place in the hearts of bird enthusiasts, especially those fascinated... Read more »
The European Shag or Common Shag is a type of cormorant that breeds on rocky coats in western and southern Europe, southwest Asia and northern Africa. In Britain it is known as just the Shag.
It is one of the deepest divers in the cormorant family, able to dive to depths of up to 150 feet (45 meters). They eat a wide range of fish, with their favorite meal being the sand eel.