Monday, August 20, 2012

At Látrabjarg

Látrabjarg in the Westfjords is a grand bird paradies. The cliffs are mulitple kilometers long and really tall. We visited the tip of it in strong wind, summer 2009.

Here is a series of pictures from there. 

don't get blown off! ...

...because it is THIS high!

Look at the person on top of the cliff above for a judgement of scale!
cliff side housing for a seagull

It is really hard to believe that they can cling onto that rock face, even in the adverse winds and storms. And they sit, they nest, they sleep, they raise their young ones.
and another one
 The white stuff on the rock is bird droppings. You can see where everyone lives very easily.

joint apparment for the bird families

flying by the nesting sites

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