A southern royal albatross (Diomedea epomophora) spreads its wing in flight, against the backdrop of the snow-capped Kaikoura Ranges, South Island, New Zealand. Click on image for more details. More albatross photos here.
This entry was posted on Saturday, February 5th, 2011 at 7:40 am. It is filed under photo of the day and tagged with albatross encounters, albatross in flight, albatross photos, antarctic birds, bird in flight, birdwatching new zealand, Diomedea epomophora, Diomedea exulans, kaikoura albatross, kaikoura birds, kaikoura coast, kaikoura ranges, largest wingspan in the world, marine birds, new zealand, new zealand birds, new zealand fauna, new zealand sea birds, new zealand wildlife, nz birds, pelagic birds, photo of the day, royal albatross, southern royal albatross, wandering albatross.
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