HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) — A rare seabird has been spotted for just the second time in North America, this time off the California coast.

The Salvin’s Albatross was spotted about 25-miles off shore from Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay.

Salvin’s Albatross is a large seabird usually found in the Southern Ocean.

The species had never been seen in California, and was last seen in Alaska.