Wonderful sight of a giant petrel in very high winds, flying around the estuary all the way up to the boat ramp. I think it is a southern, possibly a juvenile? After watching it for a while and struggling to get shots, it flew back out to sea.
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- George Hobson
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- Location: Wellington
Oscar and I agree - juv southern giant. Bill really doesn't look dark enough for a Northern.
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