Good Gannets above!

Noup Head is an exciting place to be when the Gannets are flying:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They are massive:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

When the weather conditions are just right they fly at eye level at the top of the cliffs here and put on a mesmerising show.

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Suddenly we realise there’s one just above us:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s looking directly at us:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

We could almost reach up and touch it:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s an entire evening’s entertainment:

Gannets - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Previous Post
Razorbill meets Puffin - The Hall of Einar

Razorbill and Puffin meet

https://youtu.be/e2Gbh2zBM3E I'm sitting on the cliffs of Westray on a beautiful day. I'm wearing full camouflage. I've been taking photographs of birds as ... Read more

Next Post
Curious Cattle - The Hall of Einar

Curious cattle

https://youtu.be/h8SrX0s8xTU It's ten years since I took this photograph of cattle on Westray in the field next to Einar: http://www.thehallofeinar.com/2008/08/curiosity-cow/ The cattle here ... Read more

Feel free to leave a Reply :)