Peregrine and Raven possibly contaminated by Fulmar oil

With reference to R. A. Broad's paper on Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis oil contamination (Brit. Birds, 67: 297-301), the following observations of possible oiling may be of interest. On 10th June 1971, I disturbed a female Peregrine Falco peregrinus from a low cliff near Waulkmill Bay, Orkney. The bird's plumage appeared very wet and bedraggled


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