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alca torda

  1. Mating Razorbills

    Mating Razorbills

    I was going to post this snapshot 2 years ago but I never came round to it. This was a lifer for me.
  2. Razorbill


    Just caught a fish
  3. Razorbills


  4. Razorbill in flight

    Razorbill in flight

  5. Two razorbills

    Two razorbills

  6. Razorbill


  7. Mating razorbills III

    Mating razorbills III

  8. Mating razorbills II

    Mating razorbills II

  9. Mating razorbills I

    Mating razorbills I

  10. Razorbill in flight

    Razorbill in flight

  11. Two razorbills flying side by side

    Two razorbills flying side by side

  12. razorbill


    Normally a rather scarce winter visitor along the Mediterranean coast, but seems to be more numerous this winter.
  13. Razorbill (Alca torda)

    Razorbill (Alca torda)

    Razorbill (Alca torda)
  14. Razorbill


  15. 120- Alca torda Razorbill-11 novembre 2010.jpg

    120- Alca torda Razorbill-11 novembre 2010.jpg

    Pingouin torda - Alca torda - Razorbill
  16. Razorbill


    Taken at Bempton Cliffs, probably at about 04.30 as the sun was rising so you get that soft, warm light, which makes it so much easier to get the exposure correct plus, at that time of day you have the place to yourself.
  17. Razor sharp bill

    Razor sharp bill

    These razorbills were sat behind a protrusion. Not fussed that we were just a few meters away. Though the bill is broad side on, it is thin and sharp when you look at it head on. And amazing to see a flowering plant on what is a rocky cliff.
  18. Black and white birds

    Black and white birds

    This was the first time I managed to see these two species. Brilliant birds in their own way.
  19. A pair of razorbills

    A pair of razorbills

    The black and white birds stand out against the moss covered stones
  20. Razorbill


    I couldn't decide if they were a pair or just a couple of guys hanging out. The sharp eyed amongst you just might be able to spot the water droplet at the end of the bill on the one on the right. Sadly nearly at the end of the island pictures now.. but a long way from finishing the day...
  21. Razorbill


    This one was a bit awkward, as he was above my head on the cliff. This, again, was the only picture where his head was in profile - the rest of them he turned his head away.
  22. Swimming Razorbill

    Swimming Razorbill

    With the lovely sun, I can't understand why there's absolutely no sign of his eye on any of the pictures (different angles too)! Wonder if his eyes were still closed after swimming? .... not sure I really think that though. I think these are my favourite alcid after Puffins. But he didn't...
  23. Razorbill View

    Razorbill View

    This is the view i had over the little inlet (really too small to be called a bay, I suppose). The Herring Gull was under the opposite rock face. There was plenty coming and going, and I just managed to get this Razorbill in the shot. I'd be looking just about due north with the main puffin...
  24. Razorbill and friend

    Razorbill and friend

    He looks like a big daddy, doesn't he. I'd not realised there was such a difference in sizes between these guys. I'd walked along the cliff a bit by this time. Forgot to say earlier... but both these species are Year and Trip ticks
  25. Alca torda

    Alca torda

    other pic are on www.webnature.cz