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Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Tristan Albatross, Antipodean Albatross, Amsterdam Albatross, Amsterdam Island Albatross
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi 
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Range

Circumpolar; Southern Ocean from 60S to 25S;
(1) Breeds on South Georgia and Macquarie Is. Formerly bred in the Falkland Is.
(2) Antipodes Is., Campbell Is. and the Auckland Is. (Adams, Disappointment and Auckland).
(3) Marion, Prince Edward, Heard, Crozet and Kerguelen Is.
(4) Amsterdam Island in the s. c. Indian Ocean.
Dispersal pattern at sea is unknown.
(5) Breeds in the Tristan da Cunha Is. (Inaccessible Is.) and Gough Is.
Disperses s. of 22S off Chile, s. Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, s. Brazil (n. to Rio de Janeiro, Cabo Frio), South Africa (Cape of Good Hope), Namibia, s. Angola, s. Mozambique, Australia (sw. Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria off Portland, New South Wales off Wollongong and Green Cape, c. Queensland), Tasmania, New Zealand (North and South Islands).

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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