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Off Cape of Good Hope, Western Cape
South Africa


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 320 mm
Exposure 1/1000 s, f/5, ISO 400
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Gelbnasenalbatros Dutch  Atlantische Geelneusalbatros
Italian  Albatros beccogiallo Spanish  Albatros Clororrinco


The Atlantic Yellow-Nosed Albatross has a grey wash on the head and nape whereas these are nearly entirely white in the Indian Yellow-Nosed bird.


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Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassarche chlororhynchos
Albatros nez jaune

Jean-Michel PAULUS