Northern Fulmar

Fulmarus glacialis

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

NOFU

Code 6

FULGLA

ITIS

HEAD

Northern Fulmar Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Northern Fulmar Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48 cm (19 in)
  • Weight: 835 g (29.45 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: Gray and white.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Northern Fulmar Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flap and glide flight on bowed wings with bursts of stiff wing beats alternating with periods of effortless banking and gliding.
  • Wingspan Range: 102-107 cm (40-42 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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