Gannet Morus bassanus (formerly Sula bassana)

Though it doesn't breed here, this is a common species off the coast of Norfolk, although my best photos were taken elsewhere.

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Gannets, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 7th August 2010

 

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Gannets, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 8th August 2010

 

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adult Gannet, Penzance (Cornwall, UK), 3rd October 2011 - probably a sick bird in the harbour

 

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Gannets, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 11th August 2012

 

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Gannets, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 10th August 2012

 

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Gannets, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 12th August 2012

 

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juvenile Gannets, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 27th September 2007

 

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juvenile Gannets, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 27th September 2007

juvenile Gannet, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 16th October 2004

 

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Gannets, Porthgwarra (Cornwall, UK), 5th October 2011 - top two are the same bird

 

juvenile Gannet, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 2nd November 2008

 

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sub-adult Gannet, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 16th October 2005

 

adult Gannet, between St Mary's and St Agnes (Scilly, UK), 4th October 2007

 

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Gannets, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 11th May 2009

 

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Gannets, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 25th September 2013

 

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Gannet, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 20th November 2013

 

Gannet, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 20th November 2013

 

 

Gannet, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 30th August 2008

 

Gannet, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 13th July 2009

 

Gannet, Graffham Water (Cambridgeshire, UK), 24th September 2011 - a great rarity inland!

 

 

Gannets, north of St Malo (English Channel, France), 14th June 2009

 

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Gannets, Bass Rock (Lothian, UK), 19th March 2014

 

 

Gannet, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 15th October 2011