Posted by Jonathan Labaree on December 04, 2002 at 21:35:59 from 126.96.36.199 user JLabaree.
During my lunchtime virtual wanderings of various webcams, I noticed that in the Cornwall cam, there is a picture of birds on a ledge and the caption reads something like: “Cormorants or shags? They are too far away to tell.” Here in the US, I believe, "cormorant" and "shag" are two names for the same bird (though there are more than one species of cormorants). Do the two terms refer to two different species in the UK?
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