Razorbill Auks on Carrick-a-Rede in Northern Ireland



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Razorbill Auks on Carrick-a-Rede in Northern Ireland

Image of a Razorbill auk on Carrick-a-Rede Island in Northern Ireland. Photography by Frame To Frame - Bob and Jean.

At the time Bob and I visited Northern Ireland, we had only a casual interest in birds and animals, so it was just by happenstance that we took several photographs of the peculiar looking birds called Razorbill auks (Alca Torda) that were nesting on Carrick-a-Rede Island.  What struck us about their appearance was the thick black beak that is so deep and blunt. Read more