2012/09/11

Stormfågel - Fulmarus glacialis - Northern Fulmar

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Stormfågel - Fulmarus glacialis - Northern Fulmar
NF Photo 120626, Staple Island, Scotland

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About Northern Fulmar on wiki
video on youtube

This was a bird I was really excited to see. I only saw 3 on this island among the thousends of birds nesting there. We saw several on other occations but never this close again. Take a look at the video I found on youtube. They are very stiff in flight. Two of them was laying on a nest. One is the top photo. That nest has an excellent view over the ocean. The bird below might be it´s mate. :) This bird has a very special bill. No room for mistakes here.

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14 comments:

  1. Look at those bright orange feet! Perfect capture.

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  2. I really like Puffins, I have seen them at South stack on Anglesey with my Grandpa. The one just about to land looks really funny. From Findlay

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  3. Great shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  4. Super shots of the tubenose.

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  5. Very cool, love the puffins! Great shots!

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  6. Great photos. Nice to be that close.

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  7. Så flotte bilder! Liker lundefuglen! Nebbet er bare så flott!

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  8. Flotte billeder.
    Hanne Bente

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  9. Either those gulls are huge, or the Puffins are smaller than I ever imagined. Either way, these are lovely~

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  10. I love that first shot!

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  11. Mary, the Fulmar is not a gull. It was quite large.

    Thanks for visiting :)

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  12. Beautiful pictures ;-)
    Céline & Philippe

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  13. Beautiful photos..I looked at the video and they are stiff in flight..thank you for linking up to this week's Nature Notes...Michelle

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