Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Hebrides : Northern Fulmar
(Fulmar, Foul-gull, Mallie, Mallemuck, Mok, Mollymawk, Fulmar Petrel, John Down, Mallemugge, Marbleheader, Molly Hawk, Mollymoke, Noddy, Oil Bird, Sea Horse, White Hagdon)
Gaelic: Mulcaire, Fulmair, Eun-crom
Photography © Kim Park
Isle of Flodday - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles
3rd June, 2006
Our Northern Fulmar photographs:
Northern Fulmar records in the Western Isles
The St Kilda colony is the largest Northern Fulmar colony in Britain (or Ireland).
There are over 5000 pairs on both Sula Sgeir and Mingulay.
The breeding population in the western Isles is of international importance
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)
On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more Northern Fulmar the bird is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.
(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)
Occasionally we get the Blue Fulmar: