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Fulmar - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)


Fulmars look like gulls but aren’t. Look closer and they have strange adapted bills with tubes on their noses. Their countershading colouration …

Fulmar - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Majestic Fulmar

Fulmars historically bred on the isolated island of St. Kilda. They spread into northern Scotland in the 19th century, and to the …


A one egg policy

Fulmars have a strict one egg policy. There are 500,000 breeding pairs in the UK though, so perhaps that’s just as well.



A Fulmar glides past like a flying boat over the Knowe o’ Skea on Westray.