Photographer: © Ian Montgomery
Location: East Diamond Islet Coral Sea Australia
Date & Time: 13/12/06 10:42:53 AM
Original size (pixels): width 2100, height 2508
Shutter Speed: 1/1250 sec
Focal Length: 235.0 mm
Races vary in size and colour of iris, bill, legs and feet. Indo-Pacific race has orange-yellow iris and dark khaki legs and feet; Tasman race (breeds Lord Howe, Norfolk and Kermadec Is) is similar to Indo-Pacific race but has unique dark brown iris; nominate race (Carribean and Western Atlantic) is smaller with yellowish legs and feet.