Jumpling Time

Over the last few days I have noticed gaps in the rocks from were all the Jumplings (Guillemots Chicks) have been. On our Sunset Cruises the noise has been defining, from the Dad’s calling the jumplings and the mothers encouraging the chicks to jump, hence the name Jumplings. It is a fantastic sight to witness. … Read more

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Jumplings

Some people know this but others don’t. Guillemot chicks are called Jumplings. Guillemots lay a single large egg on the bare rock. Almost everyone is a different in it’s colour and pattern, and this enables the birds to recognize the egg in the dense groups around the islands. It’s also round at on end and pointed at … Read more

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