To: Canberra birds <>
Subject: Shags/cormorants
From: John Layton <>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 00:34:22 +0000

Growing up in the Wagga district I usually heard them referred to as shags, hardly ever cormorants. One elderly bushman smoked Black Shag pipe tobacco which seemed an appropriate enough name as it smelt like a fire in a guano processing plant.


John Layton

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