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gannet:

see boobybooby,
common name for some members of the family Sulidae, large, streamlined sea birds. Tropical and subtropical members of the family are called boobies; those of northern waters are called gannets.
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gannet

any of several heavily built marine birds of the genus Morus (or Sula), having a long stout bill and typically white plumage with dark markings: family Sulidae, order Pelecaniformes (pelicans, cormorants, etc.)
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He said the three gannet newcomers were now regular visitors to the island and may yet set up a colony that could act as Nigel's legacy.
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GANNETS could face a much higher risk from offshore wind farms being built around the UK's coasts than previously thought, a new study has warned.
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