Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania - Pelagic Reports 3&4 Sept 2011 CHATHAM ALBATRO

To: "Daniel Mantle" <>, <>
Subject: Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania - Pelagic Reports 3&4 Sept 2011 CHATHAM ALBATROSS
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 19:00:53 +1000
Dan asked about the frequency of Chatham Albatross T. c. eremita in Australian waters. HANZAB vol.1 (1990) described them as 'occasional' off SE Australia. Back in the 1960/70's Peter Lansley, Geoff Price & I saw an adult from Cape Schanck, a headland in central Victoria and I photographed a sub-adult from a fishing boat off Eden in southern NSW. Around that time an adult was living in the colony of Shy Albatross T. c. cauta on Albatross Island off NW Tasmania in Bass Strait. I seem to recall another that was seen on a Portland pelagic.

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

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