Fulmars brooding substitute objects While visiting the Monach Islands off North Uist in the Outer Hebrides between 6th and 28th July 1970, I made a count of nesting Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis. I found 86 nests with eggs or young on the islands of Ceann Ear, Ceann Iar and Shivinish, and at two further sites on Ceann Iar Fulmars were sitting on substitute objects. At one of these sites, a scrape in ...

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