Adult Gannet
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Characteristics
Colouring White body, yellow-buff head, black tail
Voice Regular, ryhtmic chorus
Feeds on Fish (eg mackerel and pollack)
Flight Powerful flight with steady beat
Nesting Rock
Social Flocks
Adult Gannet
Adult Gannet
Also Known As ..
Northern Gannet
Page Last Updated 16/06/2017 03:25:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Localised
Order Pelecaniformes
Family Sulidae
Species Morus bassanus
Category Gannets
StdName Northern Gannet
Vital Statistics
Length 85 to 89 cms
Weight 2800 to 3200 gms
Wingspan 165 to 180 cms
Lifespan 16 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
CHNDENESYFRYGBYIEN
Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Gannet (Species=Morus bassanus / Standard Name=Northern Gannet)