Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Albatrosses :: Gray-headed Albatross
Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma
Described by: Forster, J. R. (1785)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-headed Albatross, Gray-headed Mollymawk, Gray-mantled Albatross, Grey-headed Mollymawk, Grey-mantled Albatross, Flat-billed Albatross, Gould's Albatross
Old scientific name(s): Diomedea chrysostoma
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RangeCircumpolar; Southern Ocean n. in e. Pacific Ocean;
Breeds on is. off Cape Horn (Diego Ramirez and Ildefonso, Chile), South Georgia, Marion, Prince Edward, Crozet, Kerguelen, Macquarie and Campbell Is.
Disperses mostly s. of 40°S off Australia (Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria off Portland, sw. New South Wales (Green Cape to Sidney), Tasmania, New Zealand (North and South Island), the w. coast of South America from 65°S to 35°S and 15°S in the Humboldt Current off Peru, Chile, Argentina (Tierra del Fuego, Straits of Magellan), South Africa (e. Cape of Good Hope and off the Natal coast).
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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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