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Chatham Island Mollymawk

Chatham Island Mollymawk

Diomedea cauta eremita

The Chatham Island Mollymawk Thalassarche eremita which is also known as the Chatham albatross, is one of two albatrosses in the world that is 'critically endangered' on the IUCN Red List. It only breeds on Pyramid Island, a small rock outcrop in the Chatham Islands.

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Christophe Pampoulie07-Jul-2010 22:36
Fantastic sharp portrait of this magnificent bird! V.
alibenn10-Mar-2009 12:34
We had 10 species/subspecies on out 3 pelagic trips off Kaikoura and this wasn't one of them!!!

What a great bird....
Dave Hawkins01-Mar-2009 04:14
Beautiful capture of this beautiful and rare bird. V
Laurie Hawkins
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