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A Northern Fulmar is a seabird that is found in the North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean. They are relatives of the albatross and have a diet that consists mainly of fish and squid. Fulmars breed in colonies on cliffs, but will also nest on isolated offshore rocks. The chicks are able to fly within two weeks of hatching and will remain with their parents for up to a year. Northern Fulmars can live for up to 25 years.

Northern Fulmars are well known for their ability to vomit stomach oils when they are threatened. This helps to protect them from predators and can also be used to clean their feathers. Despite this defence mechanism, Northern Fulmars are still preyed upon by larger birds of prey, such as peregrine falcons.

Northern Fulmars are beautiful, graceful birds that are a joy to watch as they soar over the ocean. They are a vital part of the marine ecosystem and their presence indicates a healthy marine environment.

Animal population
15 000 000 – 30 000 000
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Northern Fulmar

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They nest in large colonies.

Fact 2

They communicate through different channels such as visual, tactile, and chemical.

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Nesting birds and chicks can eject an evil smelling stomach oil up to 6 feet, which repels unwanted visitors.

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