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Northern Gannet - Morus bassanus Gannets are seabirds comprising the genus Morus, in the family Sulidae, closely related to the boobies...The gannets are large black and white birds with yellow heads. They have long pointed wings and long bills. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic, with a wingspan of up to 2 metres. The other two species occur in the temperate seas around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand. Morus bassanus,Northern Gannet,gannet,gannets,northern birds,pelecaniformes,shetland,sula,sulidae Click/tap to enlarge

Northern Gannet - Morus bassanus

Gannets are seabirds comprising the genus Morus, in the family Sulidae, closely related to the boobies...The gannets are large black and white birds with yellow heads. They have long pointed wings and long bills. Northern gannets are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic, with a wingspan of up to 2 metres. The other two species occur in the temperate seas around southern Africa, southern Australia and New Zealand.

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The Northern Gannet is a seabird and is the largest member of the gannet family, Sulidae.

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca
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By Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca

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Uploaded Dec 28, 2014. Captured Aug 10, 2011 16:08.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO500
  • 270mm