January 14, 2022 — Since the beginning of December, over 100 fulmars, a long-lived gull-like seabird with a remarkable nasal apparatus, have become stranded on California beaches, including the coast of Mendocino. Reporter Michelle Blackwell spoke with Sarah Grimes, the Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator and Educator at the Noyo Center for Marine Science, about the phenomenon and what makes these birds so special.

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KZYX reporters cover local news for Mendocino County, California, Monday through Friday in six and a half minute reports. Featuring Sarah Reith, Sonia Waraich, Michelle Blackwell, Jim Culp, Marty Durlin and Alicia Bales.