birding-aus Worlds rarest Albatross visits Wollongong

Subject: birding-aus Worlds rarest Albatross visits Wollongong
From: SOSSA-Smith&Jenkin-Smith <>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 12:09:54 -0700
So soon the questions have come in !  To answer some of your questions,

1.      Yes,  the Amsterdam Albatross was photographed by Tony Palliser, he 
managed to 
        get some photos, between the rain.  We anxiously are waiting to see the 

2.      Yes, those lucky other souls who were on board did also get to see this 
        albatross !!
        See Tony Palliser's home page ( for the 
        Wollongong Boat Trip Report 26th September 1999.

3.      The Albatross was captured and banded off Wollongong by  Lindsay Smith, 
        Milburn aboard the Sandra "K" skippered by Capt. Carl Loves             
        and Vince Murphy (Deckhand). 
        Thank you to all who attended for your support,  Keep the questions 
coming, and 
        thank you for your interest in the worlds seabirds.

P.S.    Black Noddy, Anous minutus, 
        was also a "First"  for Wollongong! on the same trip. 

Cheers Lindsay

SOSSA  "Wildlife Research" H.Q - Wollongong
Southern Oceans Seabird Study Association Inc

Lindsay E. Smith & Janice G. Jenkin-Smith

Janice G. Jenkin.JP.,CMC. Civil Marriage Celebrant
P.O. Box 142, Unanderra NSW Australia 2526

Phone +61 (02) 4271 6004
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