On 12 July a Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris was photographed swimming in one of the reserve’s freshwater pools before flying out to sea shortly thereafter (click here). For more photos of the albatross and a birder's description of the sighting click here.
The Minsmere Black-browed Albatross in flight
Southern-hemisphere albatrosses cross into the North Atlantic from time to time (click here).
Read more on the Mismere bird here.
John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 18 July 2015