Bird genealogy >> Order Procellariiformes >> Family Diomedeidae
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Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, South island
New Zealand


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 336 mm
Exposure 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 1600 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

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The normal air speed of the royal and wandering albatrosses, whose wingspans reach about 11 feet, is 50 to 70 miles per hour.


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Northern Royal Albatross
Diomedea sanfordi
Albatros royal du Nord

Jean-Michel PAULUS