Our largest seabird, Gannets are found around our coastline from early spring to late autumn. With a wingspan of over 2m, Gannets are all white with black wingtips and a yellow head that almost looks like its powered by pollen. Nesting in four colonies in Ireland; the Little Skelligs, Kerry, the Bull Rock, Cork, Great Saltee Island in Wexford and Ireland’s Eye off Dublin, most birds spend the winter close to the Equator in the mid-Atlantic. Highly specalised, they have forward-facing eyes, cushioning in their skulls to prevent them from being injured when they dive for fish from as high as 40m and can even semi-dislocate their wings to provide a perfect ‘arrow’ as they plunge into the water. This preening bird was photographed on Great Saltee Island in July 2010.
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- Colour photographs are printed on premium Hahnemühle Lustre paper and mounted within bevelled, glacier-white Larson-Juhl mounts and backing boards.
- Size: Print is 304mm x 203mm (12″”x8”). Outer mount is 406mm x 304mm (16”x12″”), allowing for a standard frame size.
- Limited editions are signed by Eric Dempsey, numbered and limited to 25. Each print comes with a Certificate of Limited Edition.
- For postage, our mounted prints are carefully wrapped within a glassine sleeve, tissue paper and ribbon, before being placed into strong, black glossy envelopes. Finally, they are sealed with our branded stamp and labels, making our mounted prints an ideal gift to yourself or someone dear to you.
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