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Campbell Albatross

(Thalassarche impavida)
Alternate name(s): "Campbell Mollymawk"
Size: 0.85-0.90 m; wing span 2.1-2.5 m
Weight: 2.2-3.8 kg


Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Campbell Albatross at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sex unknown

Lateral view of a Campbell Albatross (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Off Mistral Point, Maroubra, NSW, June 2013]

Clearer view of a Campbell Albatross's underwings, with the characteristically wide dark leading edge
(photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Off Mistral Point, Maroubra, NSW, June 2013]


View of the underwings of an juvenile Black-browed Albatross (photo courtesy of B. Hensen) - note that the ID of this bird is not certain: it could also be an immature Campbell Albatross
[Off Mistral Point, Maroubra, NSW, June 2013]

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