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Browse our photo gallery for photos of Pacific Seabirds. We have Photos of the Great frigatebird, Brown booby, Kelb gull, Swift tern, White tern, Hartlaub's gull, Laysan albatross, Masked booby, Brown noddy, Red-footed booby, Red-tailed tropicbird, Sooty tern.1,200 miles north-west of Honolulu, 2,800 west of San Francisco and 2,200 miles from Japan, the Midway Atoll rises from the Pacific â€“ just made for sea birds. During my stay in July 2001, on this remote atoll in the middle of the endless ocean between Asia and North America I was able to watch and take photos of the following sea birds: Flying White Tern, Red-tailed Tropicbird, Sooty Tern, Brown Noddy, Red-footed Booby, Brown Booby, Mask Booby, Great Frigatebird, Black-footed Albatross and Laysan Albatross. They all are fascinating, but the albatrosses are especially numerous and dominating in this place. I also watched and took photos of Sea Birds< in the area of the storm-buffeted Cape Agulhas, at the southern tip of Africa:Wilsonâ€™s Storm Petrel, Kelb Gull, Swift Tern, Cape Gannet, White Chinned Petrel, Hartlaubâ€™s Gull, Cape Cormorant, Bank Cormorant, Subantarctic Skua, Black Oystercatcher and the Black-browed Albatross . The global pollutionof the seas through cleaning the oil tanks of ships, oil-tanker accidents with huge oil carpets, the sinking of chemical or radioactive waste, the overfishing of the oceans and some fishing methods are threatening the stock of sea birds.
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