A long-staying Glaucous Gull is on Llanddulas beach, while a Surf Scoter is off shore with a Black Guillemot
, a rare bird east of the Ormes.
The eight "sentinel" species are two flying birds (the snow petrel in Antarctica and the black-legged kittiwakein the Arctic), three diving birds (the Adelie penguin in Antarctica, the thick-billed murre and the black guillemot
in the Arctic) and three earless seals (the Weddell seal and elephant seal in Antarctica, and the hooded seal in the Arctic).
1998: Factors affecting the growth of a Black Guillemot
colony in northern Alaska.
The first was the Black Guillemot
colony on Cooper Island, Alaska (71[degrees]41' N, 155[degrees]41' W), a barrier island in the Western Beaufort Sea near Barrow, Alaska (Divoky, 1998) during 2005-06.
A great northern diver and black guillemot
were good sightings at Rhos, but the battering wind brought a tired leach's petrel to the beach, released by the RSPCA from the Great Orme.
The charity said birds such as the black guillemot
, gannet and roseate tern could benefit from marine-protected areas to prevent over-fishing, offshore industry and pollution.
Comparison with the previous survey shows that in the North, population increases were recorded for 12 species and declines for five, of which the largest were for kittiwake (-36pc) and black guillemot
We found no evidence of a relationship between genetic and geographic distance among black guillemot
populations (shoreline [r.
BIRD NOTES With Julian Hughes Little Auk at Connah's |Quay NR PIC: STEPHANIE LEESE IN the summer, four species in the auk family nest on our coast: Razorbill, Guillemot, the scarcer Black Guillemot
, and the popular Puffin.
: Black guillemots
(Cepphus grille) bred at all three sites.
And the combination AUEIO / BLACK GULLEMOT should be corrected to AUIEO / BLACK GUILLEMOT
(did anyone else notice that Eric's choice of terminology "Multi-Word Phrases" is itself an AEIOU term?
Bird species dependent upon the marine environment, such as the black guillemot
, the little auk and the fulmar, may also be forced out of British range.