Fwd: [Birding-Aus] Advice on identifying Albatrosses from shore

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Subject: Fwd: [Birding-Aus] Advice on identifying Albatrosses from shore
From: "David Adams" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 13:38:55 +1000
Thanks to everyone for the help so far. I'm forwarding (with
permission) a useful response that reached me privately.

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From: Moorhead Family <>
Date: Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 7:30 AM
Subject: Advice on identifying Albatrosses from shore
To: David Adams <>

If the book is Onley and Scofield (Albatrosses, petrels and
shearwaters of the world)
get it....great field guide....generally, Shy, Yellow-nosed and
Black-browed are seen
from land. Once you have the bk, the diagnostics (esp underwings and
relative size etc)
are actually quite simple.

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