Fulmar attempting to take young Raven from nest. On 29th April 1985, while walking along the cliffs at Yesnaby, Mainland, Orkney, I approached a traditional nest site of a Raven Corvus corax. From about 150 m, I looked through binoculars at the nest, which appeared to be occupied only by one young Raven. Suddenly, a Fulmar Fulmams glacialis landed at the nest, seized the chick with its bill and at

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