The Bass Rock, or simply The Bass, is an island in the outer part of the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland. It is a steep-sided volcanic rock, 107 metres at its highest point, and is home to the largest 'single rock' colony of northern gannets in the world. The Bass Rock has been described by Sir David Attenborough as 'one of the 12 wildlife wonders of the world'.

Normally it is very hard to see the birds unless you take the boat trip. On this day however the weather pretty dramatic. There were some serious storm clouds and a lot of wind. Then suddenly there was a break in the clouds and the sun came flooding onto the rock, highlighting the birds against the storm clouds.

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