One of the most beautiful sea birds, long hunted by seamen, today protected but their colonies are still quite unusual. One of them is on Bass Rock. Northern Gannet, Fou de Bassan (Morus bassanus)Scotland, May 2018.
Greylag goose, Oie cendrée (Anser anser)Scotland, May 2018.
Northern Fulmar, Fulmar boréal (Fulmarus glacialis)Scotland, May 2018.
Instead of dancing and showing off (while his red bill could allow it), this common tern male had caught a nice silvery fish to go and gift it to his bride. What the photos do not show: The female was obviously interested, but the gentle male did not find her so attractive when he met…
Black-headed Gull, Mouette rieuse (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)Scotland, May 2018.
Black-legged Kittiwake, Mouette tridactyle (Rissa tridactyla)Scotland, May 2018.