When the army shipped me to Korea, an albatross picked up our ship just out of San Francisco, and followed us, circling in our slip stream, all the way to Japan. Of course, he (or she?) was there for the garbage dumped from the ship's galley 3 times a day.Australasian Gannet…
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Bay of Islands, North Island, NZThis gannet must have travelled a long, long way around the Southern Ocean since I photographed it on cycling holiday before I had even thought of ebikes. Times have changed… but hopefully not too drastically for long-distance seabirds.