- (PICTURED gannets fight over the palstic ) These gannets homes literally have all the trappings. The beautiful white seabirds have taken to building their nests from broken fishing nets left floating in the seas. The birds consider the colourful plastic netting a more attractive option to seaweed, which they normally use. But it is proving incredibly dangerous for them, with birds dying after swallowing indigestible pieces or getting themselves trapped.
**PLEASE NOTE MANDATORY BYLINE** PIC BY Ingo Gerlach / CATERS NEWS / Animal Press *** Local Caption ***