Wandering Albatross 6280
Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans), Toroa, off
I picked up this bird through my lens as it came swooping in. It made just one pass, at fairly high speed, and then was off. I had no idea of scale, although I was surprised that I could still see it so clearly when I finally lowered my camera. It wasn't until I got home that I realised what I had captured. This bird probably had a wingspan of 3 metres or more!