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Gannet
Northern Gannets on Heligoland, a small German archipelago in the North Sea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Suliformes
Family: Sulidae
Genus: Morus
Linnaeus, 1753
Species
Synonyms

Moris

Gannets are seabirds in the genus Morus. They are related to boobies. They are large white and black with yellow heads. They have long, pointed wings and long bills. Gannets only lay one blue egg.