Bass Rock and The Scottish Seabird Centre

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Probably the most spectacular gannetry in the UK lies at the mouth of the Firth of Forth
Bass Rock
Spectacular and accessible gannetry 3 miles off the coast of North Berwick. Live pictures broadcast to the Scottish Seabird centre .Well over 24,000 pairs of Gannet, with Shag, guillemot,Razorbill,Puffin and Kittiwake.Combine a visit with nearby Aberlady Bay.The Bass Rock is the closest sea bird sanctuary to the mainland and was the first to be studied by ornithologists during the 19th century, when they gave the Gannet the scientific name Sula Bassana, incorporating the name of this rocky stack. This colony is the largest on the east coast of Britain and holds approximately 10% of the world population of North Atlantic Gannets.
Bass Rock
classic books The Gannet
Bryan Nelson.The author is internationally known for his work on the North Atlantic gannet and the boobies.His studies of the gannetry on Bass Rock over many years have formed the basis for most of our knowledge of the gannet's ecology,its breeding cycle and behaviour.The authoritative text is complemented by John Busby's brilliant and evocative drawings,plus 32 pages of photographs,many unpublished hitherto.
Hardback; 336pp.Black & white photos,sketches,maps,charts etc.Click here for ordering details.....
classic books  The Gannet
Where to Watch Birds in Scotland Where to Watch Birds in Scotland
Edition 4th
Paperback 336 pages. 216x135 mm.
Illustrations line drawings and maps.
This bird-finding guide is the standard reference to the best birding sites in Scotland. Each site is described in terms of the nature of the habitat, the species likely to be observed, access details and recommended timings to get the best from the site, and a calendar summarising which species are found in which seasons.

Fully revised and updated, this new edition will be much sought-after by all birders hoping to find Scotland’s stunning specialities or to plan an itinerary for a successful birding trip to this beautiful country.

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