|Copyright: Tracey Meeten (Katralee) (19)|
|Date Taken: 2012|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-01-04 20:40|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Gannets are large black and white birds with yellow heads; 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.|
Gannets hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater.
This Gannet is in the process of taking off from a glassy sea at a superb run!
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