Family:Petrels and shearwaters
14cm to 18cm
36cm to 39cm
23g to 30g
Although gull-like in size, fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) are related to the albatross and spend extended periods of time at sea, gliding over the Arctic waters where they feed in large flocks. They only come inland to breed, establishing extensive colonies on rocky clifftop ledges.
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