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May 31st, 2011

Hanging in the Wind

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) In flight, Scotland
Fulmars are small cousins to the albatross, and like them, are creatures of the wind. And on my recent trip around the British Isles, we had PLENTY of that: including the worst spring storm in Scotland in 50 years, with sustained 60-70 mph winds. But while most birds were sticking to their burrows, the fulmars …