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A Black Guillemot among the rocks
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Black Guillemot among the rocks
Image notes: This Tystie is on it's nest
Species in Image: Black Guillemot
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01238

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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