The Gawky Guillemot
MARCH 5, 2017
Denmark frequently held posession of the islands from the middle ages to the 18th century. Then the islands’ masters frequently switched between Denmark and the Duchy of Schleswig (which would much later be part of Germany) until it was captured once and for all by Denmark in 1740. Spending the winter far out at sea in the Arctic when you are a bird barely larger than a feral pigeon?