Fulmars are one of my favourite birds. All animals have some sort of compromise in their bodies because of the range of …
Westray has two sides: a North Sea side and an Atlantic Ocean side. They meet with dramatic consequences at the northernmost and …
Westray is an environment of sea and stone and air. Fulmars have complete mastery of the air. Their flight is elegant and unflapping irrespective of the direction in which they fly. They can turn and wheel around, adjust their position and react with astonishing speed.
The weather on Westray may be dull, but there’s never a dull day on Westray.
A white blanket of cloud shrouds the island but life continues as normal for the incredible menagerie which inhabits the shores of Westray.
This Fulmar was so fast without even flapping that it was nearly out of the frame before I captured it.
The sun is already half-way down past the horizon when this Fulmar flies past, lit up with glorious low golden light.