TF7445 : Dead Gannet

taken 15 years ago, near to Titchwell, Norfolk, Great Britain

Dead Gannet
Dead Gannet
This one year old bird has mistaken a short piece of rope for a fish, dived at it and managed to effectively splice its bill shut. It clearly couldn't dislodge the rope so death from starvation was then inevitable. A sad reminder of the effects our waste has.
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TF7445, 33 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 7494 4513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.4982N 0:36.2379E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 7494 4513
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Dead Bird  Gannets  Marine Pollution 

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