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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gannet Crash Landing

I was observing Northern Gannets on Bonaventure Island of the coast of Quebec, Canada. I was impressed by the dichotomy of how graceful these birds were when they flew, but how clumsy they were when they landed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Perce', Canada
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Copyright: © Casey Tucker