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Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) on the RSPB Bempton Cliffs | by JeDi58
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Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) on the RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Gannets of various age sitting on the edge of the Bempton cliffs. This was one of the most common of the birds on the cliffs. Bempton Cliffs is an RSPB nature reserve situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire on the coast between Filey and Flamborough Head.

 

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Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Aves

Order:Suliformes

Family:Sulidae

Genus:Morus

Species: Morus bassanus

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Record sightings online at: fauna.me/species/485239/Morus_bassanus

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Taken on July 15, 2012