Eurasian oystercatcher, Huîtrier pie (Haematopus ostralegus)Scotland, May 2018.
The “duck” that is still brought up to collect its exceptionnally soft down, still used today for garments and beddings for the coldest nights. Common Eider, Eider à duvet (Somateria mollissima)Scotland, May 2018.
Grey seal, Phoque gris (Halichoerus grypus)Scotland, May 2018.
Not as large as the Great cormorant, but much more elegant and nicer. You will admire its black face illuminated by the yellow beak base and the green eye. European shag, Cormoran huppé (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)Scotland, May 2018.
Glaucous Gull, Goéland bourgmestre (Larus hyperboreus)Scotland, May 2018.
A quite large auk (so, a relative of the razorbill), the murre or the common guillemot is quite easy to find if you accept to visit the circumpolar regions (near the North Pole). Stylish and always elegant in its black tuxedo (an eternal sign of distinction as can be confirmed by James Bond). Common Murre…
European rabbit, Lapin de garenne, or Lapin commun (Oryctolagus cuniculus)Scotland, May 2018.
Three common pheasants (including one female) and one male green pheasant. Common pheasant, Faisan de Colchide (Phasianus colchicus)Green pheasant, Faisan versicolore (Phasianus versicolor)Scotland, May 2018.
Scotland, May 2018.