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Black-browed Albatross

Thalassarche melanophrys


An enthusiastic cruise ship follower, this large Albatross, with a wingspan of 8' (240cm) is one of the most common birds seen in the Drake Passage.


Open ocean, Drake Passage


Black-browed Albatross and a few other birds were usually seen around our cruise ship during our 48 hour crossing of the Drake Passage on the way to the Antarctic peninsula.

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Lat: -58.59, Long: -60.33

Spotted on Nov 6, 2017
Submitted on Mar 22, 2018

Spotted for Mission

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