gannetry

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gannetry

(ˈɡænɪtrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Zoology) a gannet breeding-ground
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The large birds are common in the area and the spot at Troup Head has been recognised as one of mainland Scotland's few gannetries, with 1,500 pairs.
The nearest gannetries are Grassholm in Pembrokeshire and Ailsa Craig in Ayrshire, so these had travelled a couple of hundred miles to find food for their young chicks.
The large birds are common in the area and the spot at Troup Head is recognised as one of mainland Scotland's few gannetries, with 1,500 pairs.