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Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross

(Thalassarche carteri)
Alternate name(s): "Carter's Albatross*", "Yellow-nosed Mollymawk*"
Aboriginal name(s): "woolwool" (WA)

Size: 0.71-0.82 m; wing span 1.8-2.0 m
Weight: 2.55 kg (average)
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal portrait of an adult Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross on the water
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Frontal view of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross on the water
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Near-lateral view of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross on the water
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

View of the upperwing pattern of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross in flight
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Dorsal view of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross in flight
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Dorsal view of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross taking off
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Food, Diet

Indian Yellow-nosed Albatrosses feed on fish.

Lateral view of an Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross feeding
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

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