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"Fat Birds Are Easy Prey: Fulmar Hunting in the Faroe Islands"
Film from 2014 on Faroe fulmar juvenile hunt during early Autumn.
 

In the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, juvenile flightless fulmar hunting is an annual activity in late August- early September. The Faroese depend on seasonal hunting and fishing as a major part of their diet and lifestyle. 
At the end of each summer, juvenile fulmars fall from their nests in the fjords, where they bob in the water because they are too fat to fly. During the week or so before they manage to lose weight and take off, the Faroese go out in boats to scoop them from the sea and eat them.

 

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