Sonja

Sonja

Posted on 07/17/2013


Photo taken on June 13, 2013



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Fulmarus glacialis
Fulmar
Eissturmvogel
Schleswig-Holstein
Helgoland
Heligoland
Lummenfelsen


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Fulmar / Eissturmvogel

Fulmar / Eissturmvogel
One resting, one blurry from behind. Foul Maar, the "Stinking Gull"'s only german population is also on Heligoland at the murre's rock / Einer sitzend, einer unscharf von hinten. Foul Maar, die "Stinkmoewe" hat ihre einzige deutsche Brutkolonie auch auf Helgoland am Lummenfelsen.

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OCS
OCS
Nice capture!
4 years ago.
Ron Hanko
Ron Hanko
Nice capture. Did not know that was the meaning of the name. Rather uncomplimentary.
4 years ago.
Sonja
Sonja
Fulmarus is supposed to be some old norse that got latinized, I did read it on the net somewhere... anyway, fulmars DO stink, no matter if they happen to puke or not. I had first time the pleasure to get a nose full of their scent there. Previous sightings on the sea where always from very far...
4 years ago. Edited 4 years ago.