Bempton Cliffs: Beautiful photos show gannets nesting along the Yorkshire coast where 500,000 seabirds flock to the chalk cliffs

Every year Bempton Cliffs is populated with 500,000 seabirds, including gannets - these photos show them nesting in the Yorkshire chalk cliffs.

Bempton Cliffs is home to the only mainland breeding colony of gannets in England and the birds normally arrive at the colony from January and leave in August and September.

In addition to gannets, the cliffs are also home to puffins, kittiwakes and guillemots. It is part of the headland at Flamborough

Here are some of the most beautiful photos taken of the gannets nesting in the cliffs.

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