Landing in The Colony

By ColleenA
Another photo of my visit to Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand days before Covid hit our shores. A gannet coming in to land after a fishing trip.
Many thanks for the amazing response to yesterday’s image, all votes comments and user awards are much appreciated

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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RonDM Plus
6 211 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 8:10AM
Excellent capture well taken

Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
15 Sep 2021 8:37AM
An excellent capture with great timing , Colleen! SmileSmileSmile

15 Sep 2021 9:16AM
Lovely innate. Well captured.
15 Sep 2021 9:24AM
I do like the light on this image, Colleen.

Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 10:01AM
Magical image Colleen
an image that tells it own story
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
15 Sep 2021 11:15AM
They seem such beautiful birds , remarkable capture Colleen
Well captured Colleen
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
15 Sep 2021 1:34PM
Terrific capture, amazing Colleen.

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
15 Sep 2021 3:15PM
Looks like it was struggling to find a landing spot! 😃 A well-timed shot of these beautiful gannets, Colleen 👍
Trev 😀
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 3:33PM
I feel a fight is about to happen ....
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 3:34PM
Lovely image and bet the noise was phenomenal!

JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 4:39PM
A really lovely action capture
15 Sep 2021 6:21PM
beautiful clarity and focusing for this landing scene
Cape Kidnappers? That has to be an interesting story. Excellent capture with great detail Colleen!
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2021 7:50PM
Excellent capture... So nice to see so many...
Beautiful shot... Isabel GrinGrinGrin
15 Sep 2021 9:37PM
Lovely timing on this shot Colleen

ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
15 Sep 2021 11:36PM

Quote:Lovely image and bet the noise was phenomenal!


Noise and smell. There were hundreds of them plus all the youngsters screaming for food. Was hard to photograph them too.
richmowil Plus
12 465 2 England
16 Sep 2021 10:45AM
A good time to visit when the young are there too. Nice capture Colleen.

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