Monday, 9 January 2017

It's All About The Guillemot

Durlston Country Park is well known for its sea birds and no more so than the Guillemot. This lovely little bird collects here in the Spring, brings up their young in the Summer and leaves us in the Autumn leaving just a few numbers to man the ledges over Winter. Lately though the growls and gurgles of these birds has been heard in greater numbers with at least 400 individuals either sitting on the ledges, rafting on the water of heading off in search of food. They are always great to watch, whether you are walking the cliff path or out on the water.

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