Fulmars look like gulls but aren’t. Look closer and they have strange adapted bills with tubes on their noses.
Their countershading colouration is perfect camouflage in the air but not on the ground.
When on the ground they protect themselves by vomiting rancid partially digested fish.
I’d better not get too close.
Forty years ago on 17 August 1976, when I was a 12 year old boy, I saw Cormorants while on holiday in Tenby ... Read more