Gannets are expert divers, plunging into the water at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour from heights of 130 feet.

With a wingspan of up to 6.6 feet, gannets have one of the largest wingspans relative to their body size among all bird species.

This impressive wingspan aids them in gliding effortlessly over the ocean.

Gannets are true piscivores, mainly feeding on fish like mackerel and herring. They have adapted to hunt underwater,

These birds embark on remarkable migratory journeys, sometimes covering over 1,800 miles.

The mechanisms behind their incredible navigational skills are still a subject of scientific investigation.

Gannets are highly social birds, nesting in large colonies that can number in the thousands.

These colonies serve as bustling hubs of activity during breeding seasons.

Gannets are known for their elaborate courtship rituals, including synchronized dances and gift exchanges.

These rituals strengthen pair bonds and help establish successful breeding partnerships.