An individual snoring close to a ship, waiting for chum (Cape Petrels mixed).

An individual snoring close to a ship, waiting for chum (Cape Petrels mixed).
Species: Antipodean Albatross   Diomedea antipodensis
Subspecies: gibsoni
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Added to IBC: 3 Apr 2013 - 11:39
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This race sometimes split as Gibson's Albatross, or on the contrary, included in a broader Wandering Albatross (D. exulans).

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1131307. Accessible at

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1131307. Sound recording of Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis at Kaikoura, New Zealand. Accessible at

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