Fulmarus


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Noun1.Fulmarus - fulmarsFulmarus - fulmars        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Procellariidae, Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
fulmar, fulmar petrel, Fulmarus glacialis - heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions
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It has been detected in South Atlantic albatross [43, 44], Azores Cory's shearwater, Calonectris diomedea [42], and Monterey Bay California Pacific northern fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis rogersii [83] diets.
A single Arctic fox on Funk Island, caused breeding failures in ground-nesting (northern fulmars Fulmarus galcialis) or burrow-nesting birds (Atlantic puffins Fratercula arctica) (Burke et al.
The site would be an unusual nesting location for other Arctic-nesting seabirds such as Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia), Northern Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis), Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), and Glaucous Gulls (Larus hyperboreus), which are typically found in large colonies on steep cliff faces.
Sea birds trapped by gillnets include the Laysan albatross (Diomedea immortabilis) Fulmarus (Fulmarus glacialis) Shear water (Pufinus griseus) and Tufted Puffins (Launda cirrhata).
They are even said to dominate gulls (Laridae), skuas (Stercorarius species), and fulmars (Fulmarus species) that may be competing with them.
Monitoring plastic ingestion by the northern fulmar Fulmarus glacialis in the North Sea.
Similarly, many of the pelagic marine birds, such as Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes), Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis), and Shearwater species (Puffinus spp.) are almost exclusively restricted to the western end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
The majority of by catch in the longline fisheries during 2002-06 consisted of northern fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis (39%); gulls, Larus spp.
For example, a fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) colony has established itself on the island since the 1960s, and the island's harbor has been colonized by Gunnera tintoria, an invasive plant with large rhubarb-like leaves that crowds out native vegetation.
Fulmarus glacialis, es otra de las especies reportadas por Escofet et al.
Si bien son varias las especies que se pueden observar en esta zona, se destacan a continuacion las aves que pueden generar mas interes a la demanda de visitantes antarticos: albatros --albatros ceja negra (Thalassarche melanophris), albatros errante (Diomedea exulans), albatros real (Diomedea epomophora), albatros cabeza gris (Thalassarche chrysostoma)-; petreles y pardelas -petrel gigante comun--(Macronectes giganteus), petrel plateado (Fulmarus glacialoides), pardela oscura (Puffinus griseus), paino comun (Oceanites oceanicus), yunco magallanico (Pelecanoides magellani)--; gaviotines --gaviotin sudamericano (Sterna hirundinacea), gaviotin antartico (S.
Experimental work confirmed that "psittacosis virus" was contracted by humans when juvenile fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) were caught and prepared for cooking (4).