Northern Gannet

Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) Bird Information Northern Gannet is a large black and white seabird that nests at a few colonies, mainly on remote islets. At sea, Northern Gannet appears white and cigar-shaped with pointed head and tail. Wings long, straight and...

Shag

Shag (Phalacrocorax Aristotelis) Bird Information Shag is a smaller version of Cormorant, though essentially marine along predominantly rocky coasts. Shag bird swims, dives and hangs out wings like Cormorant but seldom flies very high. Adult glossy green-black, with...

Cormorant

Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) bird information Cormorant is a common, goose-like waterbird, occurring on coasts and less frequently on inland waters; often seen perched with wings outstretched. Adult glossy green-black with a white face and round white flank patch...

Leach’s Storm-petrel

Leach’s Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) Bird Information Usually, Leach’s Storm-petrel is a black-brown bird with long, pointed, angled wings; pale edges to coverts form pale inner wing. Tail distinctly forked; white rump has dark central stripe. Feet...

European Storm-petrel

European Storm-petrel (Hydrobates Pelagicus) Bird Information European Storm-petrel is a Tiny, black, bat-like seabird with prominent white rump. Usually seen at sea flying with non-stop wing action dipping to surface with feet dangling to pick up food. Wings...