Northern Gannet  ( Fou de Bassan )    This species is on the OBRC review list for northern Ontario.  All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Morus bassanus

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General Notes

The population of Northern Gannet appears to be increasing significantly, according to a recent analysis of Christmas Bird Count records conducted by National Audubon Society scientists. It is possible that the North American population has increased by as much as 3300% in the last 40 years. There is sufficient data for this species to have a high level of statistical confidence in this magnitude of growth.

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Breeding Status: Migrant Latest observed:  

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