'On June 27th last I saw on the Bempton Cliffs an undoubted example of Brünnich's Guillemot (Uria bruennichi). I saw this bird several times as it always returned to the same ledge in company with a Common Guillemot, and it was not more than 40 or 50 feet below me, so that I could discern every detail with the naked eye easily, and with my Zeiss glass I might have had it in my hand.' (Brit. Birds 3:

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