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Mr Black and White

Besides the Northern Gannets there’s another abundant species to be found on Helgoland: the Common Murre or Guillemot. With their black and white dress and upright breeding position, they resemble penguins a little. Both are […]

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The Full Spectrum

Let’s get this straight first: at this time of year Murres should be out on the ocean, in groups. One individual ending up in a harbor after a storm is usually not a very good […]

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