Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)Image courtesy of RSPB
Discover British birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a different…
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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs. David Attenborough presents the Shag. Perhaps the least vocal of all British birds they hiss and belch to warn off interlopers getting too close to their nest. They are seabirds and their name comes from the shaggy crest on the top of their head.