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Banded Albatross 950
Male Gibson's wandering albatross banded on Adam's Island. Lost his colour band, has been rebanded as Red 80F. He is comparatively young (about 20)and has nested with the same mate since he was banded in 2001. They nested in 2001, 03, 04, 06, and 2008, though were successful in raising a chick on only 3 of those occasions. They were again nesting in 2010. Last sighted in Kaikoura in March 2009.