gannet: the take away arrives by Grandalf

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a gannet returns with a gift of seaweed for his mate, who it seems is pleased to see him, she is the one with the beak wide open. Taken in amongst the gannetry on Bass rock which is situated in the Firth of Forth,two miles east of North Berwick and one mile off the mainland.
Taken with Nikon d300 ay 1/2000 man exposure, F14, ISO 360 facal length210


bass rock, gannetry, gannets, nature, sea, wildlife

Now 54, have had several career paths but now would like to concentrate on an environmental or wildlife role. married with three children and three grandsons who live in Australia.
Have recently moved house and am now living in Hunston, a little village situated nicely between Pagham and Selsey in West Sussex.

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  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 4 years ago

    Oh my!! This is truly wonderful!!

  • They are awesome, thank you Gena

    – Grandalf

  • swaby
    swabyabout 4 years ago

    This is really stunning Dave! OMG!

  • Thank you again Swaby, the gannets are terrific to watch and photograph

    – Grandalf

  • artbysmokey
    artbysmokeyabout 4 years ago

    Wow great shot Dave, beautiful colors.

  • Thank you my dear, hope all is tickety boo with you, Dave

    – Grandalf

  • SchwartingSue
    SchwartingSueabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture! Wonderful work..

  • Thank you for the generous comments, Dave

    – Grandalf

  • klikker
    klikkerabout 4 years ago

    Yep I see this. Its Pizza Hut isnt it? lol

  • Yep, with everything on it, that’ll do, cheers Nick

    – Grandalf

  • tcat757
    tcat757about 4 years ago

  • Thank you Tcat

    – Grandalf

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 4 years ago

    The song ’I’m walking in the air’ comes to mind as the Gannet strides out seemingly levitated.
    This is a super shot Dave.

  • be better if you sing it, I’ll hum along Lol, thanks Angela

    – Grandalf

  • nysjoyce10
    nysjoyce10about 4 years ago

    This is spectacular!

  • Really appreciate your comment Joyce, thanks Dave

    – Grandalf

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallabout 4 years ago

    excellent capture Dave ,fav from me :))

  • Why thank you young lady, really glad you enjoyed this, Dave

    – Grandalf

  • ducilla
    ducillaabout 4 years ago
    I love these images Dave… These are such photogenic birds and your captures are perfect!…Dennis
  • Thank you very much Dennis, they are great to watch and photograph. have a good day best wishes Dave

    – Grandalf

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