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Northern Gannet

Morus bassanus

Description:

The Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird and is the largest member of the gannet family, Sulidae. It has the same colors as the Australasian Gannet and is similar in appearance. Nesting in colonies as large as 60,000 pairs, this bird is a spectacular high-speed diver.

Notes:

Photographed in the Bird Park of Walsrode, Germany.


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Caroline.V.
Caroline.V. 5 years ago

Cool

Bomlitz, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 52.88, Long: 9.60

Spotted on Jul 9, 2013
Submitted on Jul 11, 2013

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