Albatross Cam shows Albatrosses using Killer Whalesin Interesting Feedin
David Stowe <>
Albatross Cam shows Albatrosses using Killer Whalesin Interesting Feeding Strategy
Alan McBride <>
Fri, 27 Nov 2009 15:01:00 +1100
Speaking of opinions:-)
I'm very concerned for the gannet taking off and soaring in the LG borderless
TV ad. I think someone needs to call RSPCA!!
On 27/11/2009, at 14:49 , David Stowe wrote:
I'd disagree on the point about being easy for Albatross to take off Gary. They
always seem to need a big run-off flapping their wings to get into the air from
all the times I've seen them on pelagics. They're a big bird - yes once they're
flying it seems effortless but I've never seen one just lift its wings and
suddenly be airborne! I'm sure some more recognised pelagic experts could offer
their opinion though.
On 27/11/2009, at 1:40 PM, gary wright wrote:
Very interesting about using killer whales as a source of food. The idea that
taking off for an Albatross would use up energy is not likely as if there is a
wind which there usually is, they just need to raise their wings and lift off.
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