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Birds Shearwaters Petrels Auks and Cormorants

Group: 
Birds

These are species that in Dorset we usually only see out at sea although the Fulmar nests on the cliffs.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Fulmar

Fulmarus glacialis

Sooty Shearwater

Puffinus gruseus

Corys Shearwater

Calonectris diomedea

Great Shearwater

Puffinus gravis

Manx Shearwater

Puffinus puffinus

Balearic Shearwater

Puffinus maurretanicus

Storm Petrel

Hydrobates pelagicus

Leachs Petrel

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Shag

Phalacrocorax aristotelis

Gannet

Morus bassanus

Guillemot

Uria aalge

Razorbill

Alca torda

Black Guillemot

Cepphus grylle

Little Auk

Alle alle

Puffin

Fratercula arctica