World’s Largest Gannet Colony Make This Rock Their Home… Where 500,000 Seabirds Live

Welcome to the bird of rock or birds on a rock? This remote bass rock is located on the east coast of Scotland will become a home to 150,000 birds as the breading season gets underway.

150,000 would be deemed a lot of birds for one rock but this is minute compared to its peak. At the peak of the season, this rock will be the home to a massive 500,000 seabirds including puffins, kittiwakes, guillemots, razorbills, fulmars, shags and terns.

The rock is classified as a crucial sport for the seabirds and often, they will return to the same mate and nest each year.

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Gannets fly around the top of Bass Rock, off the east coast of Scotland, while down below demand for space is so high among the light-coloured birds that the island almost appears to turn white