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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 416 mm
Exposure 1/1000 s, f/5.6, ISO 320 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

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Note the diagnostic black spot on the leading edge of the wing near the body, which the Salvin albatross shares with the Shy and the Chatham species.


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Salvin's Albatross
Thalassarche salvini
Albatros de Salvin

Jean-Michel PAULUS