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Wandering Albatros

(Diomedea exulans)
Alternate name(s): "Snowy Albatross", "White-winged Albatross"
Size: 1.1-1.35 m; wing span 2.5-3.5 m
Weight: 5.9-12.7 kg
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Wandering Albatross at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

FEMALE

Near-frontal view of a Wandering Albatross on the water; if race "antipodensis", this bird is most likely an adult female
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

Lateral view of the same Wandering Albatross as shown above
[22 NM (40 km) ESE of Terrigal, NSW, July 2013]

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