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Free the Gannet

December 12, 2009

I was able to help a friend release a juvenile Northern Gannet back into the wild today. It had been rescued in northern New Jersey and brought back to good health at Tri-State Bird Rescue in northern Delaware. The Gannet enjoyed regaining its freedom and flew out over Delaware Bay immediately upon release.

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Royal Tern Colony
Storm's Comin'
Silver-spotted Skipper


  • Kim Steininger December 13, 2009

    Cool shots Tony! He sure was a strong flyer! Hopefully he met up with some buddies out there somewhere. Thanks again for helping!

  • Jamie December 14, 2009

    Now thats something that you don’t see everyday at the beach! Cool shots!

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