Cape Gannet Roost on Bird Island

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With dusk having fallen, Cape gannets have returned to their roost and nest sites on Bird Island in Algoa Bay, South Africa as the lighthouse beams its warning out over the ocean. This island is the Cape gannets most important breeding site with over 60 000 pairs nesting each year.