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

Isle of May puffins


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1. Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) portrait (low key)
© Adam Brooker

2. Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) portrait, Isle of May
© Adam Brooker

3. Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) sitting amongst spring flowers, Isle of May
© Adam Brooker

4. Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait
Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

5. Razorbill (Alca torda)
Razorbill (Alca torda) sitting on a rock, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

6. Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait
Razorbill (Alca torda) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

7. Guillemot (Uria aalge) portrait
Guillemot (Uria aalge) in the rain, isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

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

9. Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) portrait
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

10. Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) landing, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

11. Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis)
Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) portrait, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

12. Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) calling, Isle of May, Scotland
© Adam Brooker

13. Pair of common shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
Pair of common shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) guarding a nest
© Adam Brooker

14. Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) portrait
© Adam Brooker

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Adam Brooker

Stirling Stirlingshire SCOTLAND
As a professional marine biologist specialising in animal behaviour, I am interested in all aspects of the natural world, but particularly the ocean and its inhabitants. I also have a love affair with Africa and its wildlife after living in South... [Read More]

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