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Gannet in Flight

Gannet in Flight

The gannet colony in Muriwai is a great place to visit and to watch the elegance of these birds in the air. In strong winds, especially, this is an exhilarating experience.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.


  1. Christian

    A perfect photo.

  2. HansHB


  3. John

    Great bird shot; I have problems getting is kind of photo.

  4. Gemma Wiseman

    The grandeur of wings spread in flight. Beautiful.

  5. Dragonstar

    Excellent photo. Superb and elegant fliers.

  6. Mascha

    A great photo!
    Wish, I could fly…

  7. Birgitta

    Beautiful and great photo!

  8. RuneE

    Simplicity and elegance – a bird in its right element.

  9. Carver

    Fantastic shot of the bird in flight.

  10. LonettA

    Brilliant anf fantastic photo! Great job!

  11. Grace

    Nice work Paul.. two excellent in flight shots, not an easy capture.

  12. Laura Hegfield

    gorgeous moment in time!

  13. Wayne

    That’s a stunning photo, birds in flight are very difficult to photograph.

  14. Karen

    Majestic! Wonderful picture !

  15. JM

    What a stunning shot of this flying bird!

  16. Kicki

    Just perfect and beautiful!!

  17. Jarek

    Lovely light. Fine composition. Great!

  18. Taken For Granted

    Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do that? Beautiful photo

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