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Northern Gannets, Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Fairly common winter resident in open Gulf of Mexico.

gannets together by Greg Sinclair

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The Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird, their breeding range is the North Atlantic.

The Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird, their breeding range is the North Atlantic.

Gannet on nest

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Northern Gannets (Morus bassanus) are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic

The Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow heads; long, pointed wings; and long bills & are closely related to boobies. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic,the 2 other species live around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater -they have no external nostrils, instead they are located inside the mouth. By György Szimuly

The Gannet bird, Gannets are are large black and white seabirds with yellow…

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When the male Northern Gannets fly into Bird Rock at the Cape St Mary's Rookery, it's difficult to pick out their mate. In this image it seems there are several females checking to see whose man is returning.

Northern Gannets

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