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There was quite a discussion going on between these two pairs of Northern Gannets at Bass Rock. While shouting against each other they didn't even take the trouble to stand up, but did stay at there lazy buts………. :-) Harry Eggens Best wishes, Harry

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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.

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

Northern gannets by Ben Hall

Gannet portrait by Ben Hall. Good reference image for markings, shapes and silhouettes etc.

Gannets

16 beautiful bird courtship displays

Much like the albatross pairs, gannets will shake their heads and rub beaks with one another as part of their courtship.

That Look

Bad-Bird: "I photographed this gannet back in 2009 at one of my favourite Northeast locations, Howick, Northumberland. The bird had a certain evil look hence the name Bad Bird.

Frontal Clash - And again a frontal clash between two juvenile White-tailed Eagles.  Wishing all of you a wonderful Sunday !!  ©<a href="http://www.hewaph.com">Harry Eggens</a>  Best regards,  Harry

And again a frontal clash between two juvenile White-tailed Eagles. Wishing all of you a wonderful Sunday !

The gannet is pictured just milliseconds before it hits the water. Photographer Steve Ward...

Gannet caught on camera a millisecond before entering the water

The gannet is pictured just milliseconds before it hits the water. Photographer Steve Ward, from Crosby on Merseyside, said it was 'lottery' shot

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