Huge flocks flying synchronously before going to roost at the colonies. It was 23:30h, but given the latitude it was still...

Huge flocks flying synchronously before going to roost at the colonies. It was 23:30h, but given the latitude it was still...
Species: Crested Auklet   Aethia cristatella
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Date: 
Friday, June 26, 2009
Added to IBC: 16 Sep 2009 - 12:11
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...dusk.The Russian ornithologists working at the Talan Island Research Station said there were some 200,000 individuals flying, about half of the total population, since a member of each pair was already incubating.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1173750. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1173750.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1173750. Video of Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella at Talan Island, Russia (Eastern). Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1173750.

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