Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Albatrosses :: Light-mantled Albatross
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata
Described by: Forster, J. R. (1785)
Alternate common name(s): Light-mantled Sooty Albatross
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCircumpolar; Southern Ocean n. in e. Pacific Ocean;
Breeds on is. between 46°S and 55°S including South Georgia, Marion, Prince Edward, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard, Macquarie, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Is.
Disperses s. to the pack ice off Antarctica and n. to 33°S except off the w. coast of South America where it occurs further n. from Chile (Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego) to Peru n. to 20°S in the Humboldt Current and s. Argentina (Bahia de Yendegaia, the Beagle Channel), e. South Australia and w. Victoria off Portland, s. Tasmania, New Zealand (s. North Island in the Wellington Harbor and Cook Strait and South Island).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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