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New Zealand Wandering Albatross
Due to the high amount of ocean water that they imbibe, they excrete a high saline solution from a salt gland that is situated above the nasal passage, which is a probable cause for the yellow stain seen on the neck.
Habitat
Pelagic
Location
Off Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand
Date taken
2 November 2023
Scientific name
Diomedia antipodensis
Equipment used
Canon EOS 90D with Canon EF 300mm f2.8L IS II US
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wow! fantastic photo of this giant of the oceans, Peter, congratulations, many tfs!!
 
A fantastic portrait and interesting information, Peter.
 
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Stunning closeup shot of this big guy ... superb work, Peter ... tfs ...
 

Media information

Category
New Zealand, Southern Oceans, Antarctica
Added by
peterday
Date added
View count
340
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 90D
Aperture
ƒ/8
Focal length
300.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1000 second(s)
ISO
100
Filename
2358 Albatross, New Zealand Wandering 01a Diomedia antipodensis, NEW ZEALAND.jpg
File size
117 KB
Date taken
Thu, 02 November 2023 9:27 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 683px

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