Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Albatrosses :: Buller's Albatross

Buller's Albatross Thalassarche bulleri

Described by: Rothschild (1893)
Alternate common name(s): Buller's Mollymawk
Old scientific name(s): Diomedea bulleri


Location unknown - 1987 © Hans&Judy Beste  Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia - 1986 © Hans&Judy Beste  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Tasman Sea and s. Pacific Ocean; Distribution centered in New Zealand waters;
Breeds on Three Kings Is. off North Island, New Zealand and Chatham Is.
Disperses e. across the s. Pacific to the w. coast of South America in the Humboldt Current off Peru and Chile.
'Platei' said to breed on Solander and Snares Is. and disperse n. of the Antarctic Convergence to New Zealand (North and South Islands, Stewart Is.) as far as se. Australia (Victoria off Portland and New South Wales), Tasmania.


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


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