A Northern Gannet colony, west of Mykinesholmur, Faroe Islands, photographed from a distance with a 400mm lens and monopod, a foggy day in August 2013.



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The Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird, 
and the largest member of the gannet family, Sulidae. 
Nesting in colonies as large as 60,000 pairs on both 
sides of the north Atlantic this bird undertakes 
seasonal migrations and is a spectacular high-speed diver.
(Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)


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