Northern Gannet Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Suliformes Family: Sulidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Northern Gannet Morus bassanus

Recommended birdwatching tours & sea trips to watch this bird

Bird, dolphin and whale watching trip
Full-day birdwatching

Morus bassanus Biometrics

Wingspan: 165 - 180 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 87 - 100 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 2.8 - 3.2 kg (Hume, 2002)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Occasional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Occasional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Occasional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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