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Fulmar, Pacific bird pictures
86b. Fulmarus glacialis glupischa. 18 inches.
In markings these birds closely resemble the Gulls. Bill is shorter and stouter, strongly hooked at the tip, and with the nostrils opening out of a single tube, prominently located on top of the bill.
Their flight is graceful like that of the Gulls.
Nest. - On the islands and cliffs of the mainland of the Northern Pacific they nest in large colonies. Every crevice in the rocks having its tenant.
They lay but a single white egg on the bare rocks (2.90 x 2.00).
Range. - Northern Pacific, southerly to Lower California.