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Synonyms for fulmar

heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions

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Fulmars breed in small numbers along the North Wales coast, and the Police are appealing for any information about the deaths.
Dead fulmars are collected and examined to monitor levels of marine litter.
Norman John said: "When they were getting a catch of fulmars or guillemots or the gannets, it was always distributed to every household.
These included the Spanish longline fleet in the Gran Sol grounds off south-west Ireland, where the researchers estimated more than 50,000 birds, mostly shearwaters and fulmars, were being killed each year.
In summer these cliffs are the breeding grounds for all sorts of amazing sea birds including razorbills, fulmars, shags and guillemots.
Watch for northern fulmars and sooty shearwaters near the coast, and wayward marine birds such as petrels and phalaropes (above) at inland lakes and reservoirs.
Observations at these colonies focused on six species, namely thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia), black guillemots (Cepphus grylle), northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis), black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus), and common eiders (Somateria mollissima borealis), but we had occasional observations on other species during breeding (Tables 2, 3).
Chlamydophila psittaci was detected in 10% of 431 fulmars examined from the Faroe Islands.
The campaign targeted damage caused by 20,000 tons of litter dumped annually into North Sea, branding seabirds "living dustbins", with 96% of fulmars having plastic in their stomachs.
Some 10,000 pairs of medium-size o seabirds called northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) nest in a widespread colony on Devon Island 640 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle.
The corpses of emaciated birds, including fulmars, guillemots and kittiwakes, have been reported on east coast beaches this year.
Albatrosses belong to the procellariids along with fulmars (Fulmarus, Macronectes) and shearwaters (Puffinus, Procellaria).
A consideration of the physiology and ecology of Northern Fulmars suggests that they may have rather lower energy expenditures than many other seabirds.
The book is organized by bird family: you'll find separate sections for tubenoses (albatrosses, fulmars, shearwaters, petrels), pelican-like birds, gull-like birds, phalaropes, and alcids.