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Northern Gannet
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Breeding Colonies, red dots, are all in the North Atlantic

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They travel large distances in search of food. Blue areas show their normal non breeding range.

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Morus bassanus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Sulidae Family
81–110 cm. (Wingspan 165–180cm) Length
Rocky offshore islands, cliffs, coastal waters, open ocean. Breeds:- Canada, England, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Northern Island, USA, Wales See Maps Habitat
Altitude
Range
(1)2 eggs, incubation 43-45 days, by both parents Clutch
Fish, squid. Food  
  Habits
3635 - TSN: 174712 World Number
Least Concern Status

Northern Gannet david m Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England XC120838 call, female, flight call, male . 

AKA:- Asturian: Mazcatu
Bulgarian: Бял рибояд
Breton: Ar morskoul boutin, Morskoul
Catalan: Mascarell
Catalan (Balears): Mascarell
Czech: Terej bílý
Welsh: Gŵydd lygadlan, Gŵydd y weilgi, Gwylan dydd, Gwylanwydd, Hugan, Mulfran lwyd, Mulfran wen, Y gan
Danish: Sule
German: Basstölpel, Basstölpel-bassana
Greek: Σούλα, Σούλα (του Βορά)
Greek (Cypriot): Σούλα
English: Atlantic Gannet, Gannet, North Atlantic Gannet, Northern Gannet, Northern Gannett, Solan Goose
Esperanto: Sulo
Spanish: Alcatraz, Alcatraz Atlántico, Alcatraz Común, Bobo Norteńo
Spanish (Mexico): Bobo Norteńo
Estonian: Suula
Basque: Kofrie, Mascarell, Zanga
Finnish: Suula
Faroese: Grásúla, Hvítsúla, Oyđisúla, Súla
French: Fou de Bassan
Irish: Gainéad
Gaelic: Asau, Ausa, Bass goose, Caraid-nan-Gaidheal, Eun ban an sgadain, Guga, Sůlaire
Galician: Mascarell, Mascato
Manx: Gant
Hebrew: סולה מצויה, סולה צפונית
Hungarian: Szula
Icelandic: Súla
Italian: Sula, Sula bassana, Sula settentrionale
Japanese: shirokatsuodori
Japanese: シロカツオドリ
Kazakh: Ескекаяқты олуша
Cornish: Sethor
Latin: Moris bassana, Morus bassanus, Morus bassanus bassanus, Sula bassana, Sula bassana bassana, Sula bassanus
Lithuanian: Éiaurinis padūkėlis, Šiaurinis padukelis, Šiaurinis padūkėlis
Latvian: Ziemeļu sulla
Maltese: Sula
Dutch: Jan van Gent, Jan-van-gent
Norwegian: Havsule
Polish: gluptak, Głuptak, głuptak (zwyczajny), Głuptak zwyczajny
Portuguese: ganso patola, Ganso-patola, Ganso-patola-comum
Russian: обыкновенная жаннита, обыкновенная олуша, Олуша северная, Северная олуша
Northern Sami: Suvla
Slovak: Sula biela
Slovenian: navadni strmoglavec, stmoglavec, strmoglavec
Albanian: Basani i çmendur
Swedish: Havssula
Turkish: Sümsük, sümsük kuşu, Sümsükkuşu
Chinese: 北鲣鸟
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