Sooty Albatross

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Subject: Sooty Albatross
From: Peter Milburn <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 13:31:34 +1000
I think Phil has solved the puzzle here.
>This must be a typo!! Surely it should be Shearwaters and not albatrosses.
>I have been on hundreds of pelagics off NSW & still haven't seen a single
>Sooty Albatross in NSW.

The dates and numbers are all what one would expect for Sooty Shearwater in
a good season.  I think both Phil and myself would have to seek counselling
if we saw 75 Sooty Albatross in one day in NSW.

Dr P.J. Milburn
Biomolecular Resource Facility
Australian National University
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