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Black Guillemot stands on a salmon cage
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Image details:  
Image Description: Black Guillemot stands on a salmon cage
Image notes: These birds are beginning to use man's constructions to it's own advantage.
Species in Image: Black Guillemot
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01236

General details:  
Common Name Black Guillemot
Latin Name Cepphus grylle
Shetland Name Tystie
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Alcidae
Common Family Name Auks
Description Very common breeding bird. Resident all year. They nest on rocky shore and favour small uninhabited islands. It has lately adopted the floating 'walkways' of salmon cages for roosting.
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