Image ID: 10005797
Caption: Adult Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans). The pinkish wash on the neck is staining from a secretion which comes out of the salt glands on the bill and sprays back onto the neck when the bird is flying.
Keywords: wandering albatross | Albatross | Antarctica | Bird | Diomedea exulans | Wildlife
Location: Wanderer Ridge, Bird Island, South Georgia
Season: 1999/2000
Photographer: Pete Bucktrout
Image size (pixels): 3546 x 2329