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Wandering Albatross

Ziggy99

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The biggest bird on the planet with a wingspan up to 3.5m.

These shots were taken in the Southern Ocean south of Australia.

Wandering Albatross IF (28).jpg
ILCE-9    FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 1.4X Teleconverter    560mm    f/7.1    1/3200s    ISO 320


Wandering Albatross a 3.jpg
ILCE-9    FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 1.4X Teleconverter    560mm    f/8.0    1/3200s    ISO 320


Wandering Albatross IF (22).jpg
ILCE-9    FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 1.4X Teleconverter    560mm    f/9.0    1/3200s    ISO 1600


Feeding on a fish frame thrown out by the ship's crew

Wandering Albatross feeding (14).jpg
ILCE-9    FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS + 1.4X Teleconverter    560mm    f/13.0    1/3200s    ISO 2500
 

MWhite

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Were these juveniles? The speckled black looks so, although I know nothing about albatrosses. Perhaps they are molting. These are wonderful photos!
 

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