Article published in Defra’s Biodiversity News this month
Gannets have many collective nouns, including ‘a gannetry of gannets’ and ‘a plunging of gannets’ in addition to ‘company’. Our recent work conducting a Gannet Population Viability Analysis (PVA) in relation to impacts from offshore windfarms has been published in this month’s Biodiversity News from Defra. You can read it online here . Although a plunging of gannets conjures up great imagery of their dives for fish, we didn’t want it to be misconstrued in relation to their numbers!