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Northern fulmars can be watched endlessly when flying. They are soaring beautifully. In Iceland I have seen many colonies of fulmars, their population there is estimated at one million pairs (2014). They are not skittish at all and it is as easy to shoot them at seaside as our black-headed gull, which in Poland is similarly common. Of course when we are talking about static images. It looks quite differently  when you want to take a photo of the bird in flight. Mid-range lenses of medium focal length are much better for this purpose and it is possible to achieve better results using them. Fulmar belongs to the family Procellariidae, its wingspan can exceed one meter and weight can reach 700 grams.
Last minute news - 08/2015 - United Kingdom
My second contact with this bird was as fruitful as the first one on Iceland. I took so many images that the gallery was rebuilt, though it  was difficult to make a choice because of the huge number of photos. It is really a pleasure to photograph northern fulmars. Such a calm and steady way they move allows to take many pictures while they fly. They were really close to the boat, close enough to use a 300-millimeter lens.
Last minute news - 07/2018 - Svalbard- Norwey

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