Previous Albatross Descending
55 of 100 from New Zealand

Diomedea sanfordi (Northern Royal Albatross)

I like the big bands on it's foot - those are there to recognize an individual without having to capture him/her.

Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Friday, November 24th, 2006 at 7:36 PM
Exposure: 1/250 sec at f2.8
Exposure Compensation: -6/6 ev
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 56% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 400mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: Oceania, Polynesia
Scientific Name: species related to Diomedea sanfordi (Northern Royal Albatross)
Tag: bird, New Zealand, bird in flight, band
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 3216 x 2136

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Albatross Descending

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