Gannets - Western Isles Bird Sightings
The gannet's supposed for eating large quantities of fish has led to "gannet" becoming a disapproving description of somebody who eats excessively - a glutton! Brilliantly talented these seabirds are.
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Gannets - Isle of Lewis and Harris - Western Isles - Bird Sightings
Two thirds of the world’s gannets nest in the UK, with the largest northern gannet colony found in the famous Scottish islands of St Kilda near the Isle of Harris and Lewis. They spend most of their lives over water. Gannets nest in dense colonies on cliffs.