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Australasian Gannets


TalkEmount Veteran
Jan 25, 2019
There's one mainland rookery and it's fenced in against foxes. I got lucky when visiting as a volunteer let me in. It was possible to shoot 10-20m away from the breeding birds.

It's high on a point overlooking the sea so occasionally you can shoot downwards on a bird.

ILCE-9       445mm    f/8.0    1/3000s    ISO 500

ILCE-9       560mm    f/8.0    1/3000s    ISO 640

This courting behaviour is called fencing ...
ILCE-9       560mm    f/8.0    1/3000s    ISO 500

and it leads to ...

ILCE-9       560mm    f/8.0    1/1000s    ISO 160

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