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Northern Fulmar

Fulmarus glacialis ORDER: PROCELLARIIFORMES FAMILY: PROCELLARIIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A gull-like relative of albatrosses and shearwaters, the Northern Fulmar is a bird of the northern oceans. It breeds in a few dozen scattered locations off Alaska and Canada, but is more abundant and widespread elsewhere in the northern hemisphere, especially in the northeast Atlantic.

Calls

Hoarse cackling.

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