[Simon Thurgood Images] [Simon Thurgood Images]


Gallery - Gannets

[RSPB amber conservation status][More information about Gannet][gannet11]Gannet (Sula bassana)

The Gannet has been classified as a Amber list species-medium conservation concern.

Birds of the open ocean, Gannets breed on small islands and steep cliffs off the NW coast of Europe and winter at sea. Gannets feed on fish by plunge diving from 25m and nest in large, noisy colonies. The nest is made up of a pile of seaweed.



© Simon Thurgood 2017
Images on this website may not be put as any part of any collection without any prior written permission.