fulmar petrel


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Noun1.Fulmar petrel - heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regionsfulmar petrel - heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions
petrel - relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
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The condor lays a couple of eggs and the ostrich a score, and yet in the same country the condor may be the more numerous of the two: the Fulmar petrel lays but one egg, yet it is believed to be the most numerous bird in the world.
The fulmar petrel also breeds along the cliffs and numbers more than 200 pairs, and a substantial number of the UK's cormorants have bred on Marsden Rock and Jack Rock in recent years.
BIRD NOTES With Julian Hughes HAS someone targeted Fulmar Petrels on Conwy coast?