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Petrels and albatrosses (take 2)

Oh dear, I still haven’t quite got the hang of this…. let’s try that again. This is a very exciting time of year to be a giant petrel. Their favourite food is dead seal, so all of the detritus of … Continue reading

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Bloody geeps

Are you feeling squeamish? Then read on… The next group of our neighbours that I’d like to introduce are a rowdy bunch, with appalling table manners. Giant petrels (known as geeps [pronounced ‘jeeps’] in the local vernacular) can be generously … Continue reading

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