Albatross Grey-headed (Thalassarche chrysostoma) in flight – Southern East Indian Ocean

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Albatross Grey-headed (Thalassarche chrysostoma) in flight – Southern East Indian Ocean

Birdlife Africa Flock 2022 cruise on MS Orchestra 24-31st January 2022 with 1500 birders from around the world.  Departed Cape Town for Prince Edward (S46o38’39” E37o44’37”)and Marion Island (S46o54’45” E37o44’37”), both South Africa territories.  We  disembarked at Durban.

Second day at sea 26th January, 1280 km from Cape Town, about halfway to Prince Edward Island.

  • Species:Grey-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma)
  • Bird Type:Adult in Flight - Mature
  • FamilyAlbatross (Diomedeidae)
  • Date Taken20220126
  • Location:Latitude: S 41°15.4644' Longitude: E 28°42.1807'
  • Area:Southern East Indian Ocean
  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:All Africa South of Sahara
Photo File Ref: BOA01802ac Albatross Grey-headed 2 South African Continental Shelf RSA - Flock22 Jan22 PH850_8859
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