Guillemot (Uria aalge)

A familar sight on coastal cliffs where it frequently colonises with Razorbills etc. The bill is long and pointed, easily used to identify at close range and the upperparts are brown. In flight, a 'dusky' armpit may be apparent and the feet project beyond the tail..

Guillemot flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4829

Guillemot flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4829



Guillemot flight Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3640

Guillemot flight Farnes 13 5 08  IMG_3640



Guillemot Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4771

Guillemot Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4771



Guillemot colony Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3414

Guillemot colonyFarnes 13 5 08  IMG_3414



Guillemot colony with Kittiwake Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_5868_filtered

Guillemot colony with Kittiwake Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_5868_filtered



Guillemot colony Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3445

Guillemot colony Farnes 13 5 08  IMG_3445



Guillemot close up Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_8469 1_filtered

Guillemot close Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_8469 1_filtered



Guillemot close up Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_8439 1_filtered

Guillemot close Farnes 17 5 10  IMG_8439 1_filtered



Bridled Guillemot in colony Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_8441 1

Bridled Guillemot in colony Farnes 17 5 08  IMG_8441 1



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