Kōrero: Gannets and boobies

Adult gannets

Adult gannets

The golden head, blue eye ring and powerful blue-grey beak of adult gannets contrast markedly with the coloration of juvenile birds.

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Photograph by Peter Blok

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gannets and boobies - Gannets: description and habitat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5822/adult-gannets (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015