Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Gannet In A Box

Gannet In A Box by julian sawyer
Gannet In A Box, a photo by julian sawyer on Flickr.

You can see Gannets quite often from the cliffs at Durlston but they are usually quite far away. This one was found by my wife on the beach with an obviously broken wing.
The R.S.P.C.A. were called out but, this rather beautiful bird had to be put to sleep because of the severity of the break.
Very sad, but the kindest thing to do, I suppose.

1 comment:

MrsL said...

That's sad, but quick and stress-free for the bird. What beautiful colouring, lovely photo to see up that close :)


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