British Seabird Portraits

The rich, clear coastal waters of the UK support a dazzling array of seabirds, from auks and divers to gulls and waders, each with its own biological niche within the diverse habitats found around the UK coastline. This slideshow features the best of seabird portraits and showcases the beauty and diversity of British seabirds.

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Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) portrait (low key).

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) portrait, Isle of May.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) sitting amongst spring flowers, Isle of May.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Atlatic Puffin

Atlantic puffin on the Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Christopher McLeod.

Atlatic Puffin

Atlantic puffin on the Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Christopher McLeod.

Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait

Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Razorbill (Alca torda)

Razorbill (Alca torda) sitting on a rock, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Razorbill

Razorbill on the Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Christopher McLeod.

Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait

Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Guillemot (Uria aalge) portrait

Guillemot (Uria aalge) in the rain, isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Guillemot (Uria aalge) on a cliff

Guillemot (Uria aalge) sitting on a cliff ledge looking out to sea, Isle of May.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) portrait

Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea)

Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) landing, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis)

Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) calling, Isle of May, Scotland.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

European Herring Gull. Larus argentatus.

Herring gull standing on a small patch of flowers..

Photo © Simon Hackney.

Pair of common shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)

Pair of common shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) guarding a nest.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) portrait.

Photo © Adam Brooker.

Thanks for taking the time to browse through the slideshow; I hope you enjoyed it. All the images are available for licensing, and are suitable for a variety of commercial purposes. If you have any comments or questions, please do get in touch.

This photo selection was prepared by Adam Brooker. You can view more photography from Adam here.

Isle of May puffins


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