From Spain FELIZ AÑO 2008
Great birding picture! Bravo!
GREAT OPENAIR POULTRY FARM
The birds live there or it is only moving pause?
@Ladislav, sorry, i only saw this comment now... I found this info on the Kruger park website:
Latin Name : Sula capensis
Family : Sulidae
Length : 84 - 94 cm
Habitat : Breed on Bird Island and Malgas Island from September to March.
Migration : Young birds seen from December to May migrate during the winter months up the east and west coasts.
Bird Call : The voice is a loud raucous "kara-kara-kara-kara".
Number of chicks : 1 chick.
Breeding : The single egg is incubated by the birds' feet. It is initially bluish-white but later becomes dirty and covered in guano.
Immature Description : Immatures all-dark initially, heavily spotted and speckled all over, body, head and neck, becoming white in that sequence.
Adult Description : Unmistakable, large black and white seabird with yellow head and hind neck, at close range with distinctive black lines on bill and face, plus a long black line down centre of throat. The Cape Gannet is a large white marine bird with long wings, completely webbed toes and pointed bill; nostrils not visible; tail feather not so stiff as in Cormorants and Pelicans.
Status : Common or locally abundant resident.
Distribution : A common off-shore species, resident throughout the year on the west and southern coasts. Found in coastal waters throughout the year as far as 160 kms offshore.
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Photo taken in Bird Island Reserve, South Africa
Misplaced? Suggest new location