The Gannet is a large seabird found in the Atlantic Ocean. It is three feet long and mostly white, with a yellow head and blue eyes; they can take four years to reach their full adult plumage.
They nest in large groups on cliff ledges and small islands on the coasts of Europe and Canada, although it is most common in the British Isles. They spend the winter at sea as far south as Mexico, the Caribbean and Africa. They are also occasional visitors to the Great Lakes.
Gannets catch fish by diving into the sea at them from a great height.