HY7652 : Ground nesting fulmar

taken 12 years ago, near to Hollandstoun, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Ground nesting fulmar
Ground nesting fulmar
Although fulmars normally nest on cliffs, on North Ronaldsay they nest at the base of the sheep dyke alongside the beach. Their unpleasant habits in defending their nesting sites (they spit out foul-smelling goo) are an unexpected hazard at ground level.
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HY7652, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 May, 2006
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 769 526 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:21.5445N 2:24.4835W
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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