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Cape Gannets

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Cape Gannets at Lamberts Bay, September 2018, during the breeding season performing one of their rituals.

Gannet pairs may remain together over several seasons. They perform elaborate greeting rituals at the nest, stretching their bills and necks skywards and gently tapping bills together.

Cape gannets begin breeding in August or September. Typically the clutch is a single bluish egg, which soon becomes soiled. Both parents are actively involved in the incubation process which lasts for 42 to 46 days until hatching. Gannets use their foot webs to incubate the egg. The foot webs, which are richly irrigated with blood vessels are wrapped around the egg.

The hatchling is black, naked and blind, it weighs only about 70 g (2.5 oz), but within three weeks its body mass is one third of that of an adult. At eight weeks the chick outweighs the adult, and this remains so until it becomes a fledgling at 95–105 days of age.

 

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1. No framing is included in the pricing.

2. All Fine art prints are printed on Epson Cold Press fine art paper with a life long warranty.

3. Great care is taken with the packaging of your product to ensure that you receive it in good order.

4. All Canvasses and Fine Art Prints will be personally signed by Gerhard Steenkamp.

5. All Canvasses and Prints are limited to 20 per image.

6. We give you the insurance of optimum quality and professional service at all times.

7. Standard sizes are follow:

  • 16″ x 24″ = A2  = 40 x 60 cm
  • 24″ x 36″ = A1 = 60 x 84 cm
  • 32″ x 48′ = A0 = 80 x 120 cm

8. In case of an image being an odd size the longest side will stay the same, as on the order, and the shorter side will be altered to suite the dimensions of the image.

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Size

16″ x 24″ (A2), 24″ x 36″ (A1), 32″ x 48″ (A0)

Product

Canvas, Fine Art Print

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