April 1984 – vol. 77, issue 4, pp 150–152 Last month's mystery photograph (plate 37, repeated here) should have proved to be a real teaser lor the majority of readers. Since size, at sea, is always difficult to judge, it is useful to have an albatross so nicely positioned in the background. Our mystery seabird has an impressive wingspan and predominantly dark plumage. Size, colour and shape thus lead the observer to the inevitable con... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.