the bass pelican and other names

Northern gannet, Morus bassanus, family Sulidae We tend to forget, in our cultural bubbles, that most living things have many names. Gannet names, for example, tell a story of how humans have responded to this magnificent seabird in ways which reflect local uses, geography, folklore. bassanus is from Bass Rock, Firth of Forth, home to the world's… Continue reading the bass pelican and other names