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  • n. Plural form of fulmar.


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  • Likewise, 10,000 -- or for that matter 200,000 -- fulmars or common murres can die in the Gulf of Alaska almost unnoticed. Massive Bird, Fish Kills in Alaska -- No One Noticed

  • Witnessed only by a few gannets and sooty fulmars, Sergeant Brian Peel, Lieutenant Commander Desmond Scott, Corporal Anthony Fraser and the naturalist James Fisher mixed buckets of cement and erected a flagpole made from old propeller shafts.

    'Hello Mum, I'm on Rockall': The £100bn piece of rock

  • Albatross, fulmars, shearwaters and petrels mistake floating plastics for food, and many individuals of these species are affected; in fact, 44% of all seabird species are known to ingest plastic.

    Lisa Kaas Boyle: 25-Foot Turtle Stumps for Plastic Bag Ban

  • Above him, their nesting grounds disturbed by the hikers, gray fulmars and red-billed choughs rode the wind in great wide circles.


  • The two dominant target species are northern fulmars and puffins.

    Management and conservation of marine mammals and seabirds in the Arctic

  • Effects of climate variability on the temporal population dynamics of southern fulmars.

    Conservation of arctic ecosystems and species

  • I had loved the resident wrens and the starlings, the seabirds, the gannets and fulmars, but now the island came to life in a different way, as earth, not sea; not sky, but earth, our place that land birds need, that we share with them, where they stop and rest and live among us for a while.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Nearer to me, fulmars like miniature albatrosses ack ack as they return to their nests, and stout black-and-white puffins waddle along the cliff edge with matronly growls.

    A Year on the Wing

  • I had the task of launching into the sky all the seabirds from all the cliffs of Shetland: the shags and razorbills from the boulders at the sea edge, the guillemots and kittiwakes from the open faces of rock, the gannets from their shantytowns along ridge backs and fault lines, the fulmars from the tussocked neuks below the cliff lip, and the puffins from their burrows in the turf on the top.

    A Year on the Wing

  • I watched oceangoing fulmars fall asleep on it, bobbing in its lightest of swells, their smoky-gray heads swiveled behind them and tucked beneath a wing.

    A Year on the Wing


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