Farne Islands (3) – Razorbills

We love razorbills.  They are the closest living relative of the now extinct Great Auk and the only surviving member of the alca genus which had a much greater diversity three million years ago.  They also choose one mate for life (see featured image).  On Inner Farne we were able to get closer to razorbills than I think we have ever been before.

Alca torda – Farne Islands



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Wade and Rock are a UK based couple who love good food and wildlife and love travelling to find it. Wade does most, but not all, of the writing and the photography. Rock shares the eating experience and tells Wade when planned posts fall short on sense or style or taste. In the opinion of Wade (and many of our friends) she is also a fabulous baker. WadeandRockandFood mainly consists of reviews of restaurants and pubs we have recently visited. WadeandRockandWildlife and WadeandRockandPlaces are mostly photoblogs.

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