August, 2002 ~ A colony of 150,000 northern gannets (Morus bassanus) live on the Bass Rock, an island in the Firth of Forth not far from Edinburgh, Scotland. This photo was taken from a small boat, as we toured around the island. Genuinely magnificent.

Birding the Bass

While living in Scotland, this is one of the adventures I didn't want to miss - a chance to see the northern gannet rookery on the Bass Rock, off the coast of North Berwick. It was well worth the trip! We boated over on the Sula II, an historic boat in her own right, and... Continue Reading →

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