residence in Shetland we took counts about once a week for two years of Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) on an area of cliffs in southwest Mainland. The counts are given in full and discussed in The Fulmar (1952) by James Fisher (pp. 347 and 482-488). These Fulmar cliffs form part of the huge Fitful Head colony and, during subsequent visits to the district, we have gained a strong impression that the ...

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