A Guillemot in breeding plumage perches on a rock with an anchored ship in the background. The Guillemot is the most common member of the Auk family found in the British Isles. It is also commonly referred to as the common murre. This is because of the deep murmuring noise the birds make as a group, when they are fishing, or in their colonies also know as loomeries.
Marvin and Mavis, doing their best to beat the heat. Crows standing around with mouths agape and looking a bit stunned are actually trying to lower their body temperature. Not having sweat glands, they seek relief by opening their beaks to increase airflow. #marvinandmaviscrows#heatwave#coolbirds