RE: albatross back in town

Subject: RE: albatross back in town
From: Philip M Hansbro <>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 1997 09:36:04 +0100 (BST)

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Albatrosses have occurred in all months off Wollongong. However, they are
commonest between May and October. Only singles are observed between

On Sat, 12 Apr 1997  wrote:

> >Car Loves wrote :
> >Just a short note informing people that the first albatross for this 
> season,off Wollongong ...
> >
> I had assumed that albatross are seen off Wollongong all year, so this 
> message was a surprise for me.  I was disappointed that the Perth pelagics 
> found no albatross in November and April.  I had thought that we would see a 
> couple at least.  This expectation was based on being able to see albatross 
> from the cliffs off the south coast at Albany and Augusta at any time of the 
> year.  I also saw lots of albatross off Tasmania in mid March a few years 
> ago, and some off Phillip Island a week later.
> Does anyone know when they are absent off Wollongong?

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