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Australasian Gannet Gallery

Australasian Gannets (Morus serrator) are common throughout the year over inshore waters in eastern, southern and south-western Australia. They breed in noisy colonies, usually on islands or artificial structures, such as beacons.

Male and female Australasian Gannet are similar in plumage. Their body is mostly white, with dark tips on the major wing feathers and the inner tail feathers. The head is buff-yellow and the bill pale blue-grey with striking black borders to the bill sheaths. 

Choose from 16 pictures in our Australasian Gannet collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Colony of gannet birds - one of a series Featured Australasian Gannet Print

Colony of gannet birds - one of a series

Thousands of gannets nest on the clifftops at Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Mated pairs preen and perform a ritual dance of recognition; growing fledglings exercise their wings.
Adults are mostly white, with pale yellow head; the chicks and juveniles are mostly brown with white spotting. Australasian gannet, (Morus serrator) related to boobies

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