Some local birders made a trip this week to Dorset's Portland Harbour, where a Brunnich's Guillemot
has been feeding among the expensive yachts.
A BRUNNICH'S Guillemot
that strayed south from the Arctic was seen off North Ronaldsay, Orkney.
Polar bears have also been observed to prey on eggs, nestlings, and adults of colonial nesting seabirds and waterfowl, including Brunnich's guillemot (Uria lomvia) (Donaldson et al.
They also penetrate lower parts of the little auk and Brunnich's guillemot colonies and take accessible eggs, nestlings, and adult birds.
For Brunnich's guillemot
(or thick-billed murre, Uria lomvia), for instance, there is a chilling account of the massive declines (and in one case, the extermination of an entire colony) that have been caused mainly by overexploitation.
Key words: wintering areas, recovery rate, migration, common guillemot (common murre), Uria aalge, Brunnich's guillemot (thick-billed murre), Uria lomvia
An unknown portion of the breeding populations of Brunnich's guillemot (thick-billed murre, Uria lomvia) breeding in the Northeast Atlantic migrates southwest after the breeding season and spends the winter in the Northwest Atlantic (Norderhaug et al.
Mattak (whale skin), Brunnich's guillemot, dried cod, crowberries, and seal meat were the most popular traditional items, while rye bread, potatoes, vegetables, apples, and mutton were the most preferred imported foods.
Ringed seal Phoca hispida Harp seal Pagophilus groenlandicus Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata Narwhal Monodon monoceros Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena Greenland halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides Atlantic cod Gadus morhua Greenland cod Gadus ogac Arctic char Salvelinus alpinus Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar Lumpfish Cyclopterus lumpus Redfish Sebastes marinus Catfish Anarhichas lupus/minor Capelin Mallotus villosus Brunnich's guillemot Uria lomvia Common eider Somateria mollissima Black guillemot Cepphus grylle Little auk Alle alle Caribou Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus Muskox Ovibos moschatus Mean food preference ratings of 1580 Greenland Inuitin 1993-94, showing comparisons of two age groups (18-24v.
Wintering areas and recovery rates of Brunnich's Guillemots Uria lomvia ringed in the Svalbard Archipelago.
Trends in the harvest of Brunnich's Guillemots Uria lomvia in Newfoundland: Effects of regulatory changes and winter sea ice conditions.
make up the majority of the harvested guillemots (Elliot et al.