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Bonaventure Island at the end of the Gasp├ęsie peninsula, one of the Quebec "National" (actually provincial) parks - seasonal home to a hundred thousand or so Gannets. Not precisely a mating dance, a nearby plaque explained that this is called "fencing" (they bang their beaks together), this is done every time the female returns to the nest.

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Last modified: 2017-10-25 by giles