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Wandering Albatross

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Alternate name
Diomedea exulans Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
107-135cm Length
Subantarctic grassland (nesting) oceanic Southern oceans. Breeding South Africa,  Prince Edward & Marion Islands, Atlantic, French Southern Territories, Crozet and Kerguelen Islands Australia, Macquarie Island  Indian Ocean (Antarctic) Antarctic British Islands, South Georgia Island, South Sandwich Isl, Habitat-Altitude-Range
I egg, both parents share all responsibilities Clutch
Fish, squid.. Food  
Monogamous. Habits
3929 - TSN: 723282 World Number
Vulnerable Status


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Wandering Albatross Santiago Imberti Prion Island, South Georgia United Kingdom XC14562

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Nature of wandering Albatross birds - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

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view photos Photo by blather   © all rights reserved Wandering Albatross, Southern Ocean


Afrikaans: Grootmalmok
Czech: albatros stěhovavý
Danish: Vandrealbatros
German: Wanderalbatros
English: Snowy Albatross, Wandering Albatross, Wandering Albatross (Snowy)
Spanish: Albatros Errante, Albatros Viajero
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros errante
Spanish (Chile): Albatros errante
Spanish (Uruguay): Albatros Errante, Albatros Viajero
Estonian: rändalbatross
Finnish: Jättiläisalbatrossi
French: Albatros hurleur
Hebrew: אלבטרוס נודד
Icelandic: Hrímtrosi
Italian: Albatro urlatore
Japanese: Watariahoudori
Japanese: ワタリアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea exulans, Diomedea exulans exulans
Lithuanian: Albatrosas klajoklis
Maori: Toroa
Dutch: Grote Albatros
Norwegian: Vandrealbatross
Polish: albatros wedrowny, albatros wędrowny
Portuguese: Albatroz-gigante
Portuguese (Brazil): Albatroz-gigante
Russian: Странствующий альбатрос
Slovak: albatros stahovavý, Albatros st'ahovavý
Slovenian: klateški albatros
Swedish: Vandringsalbatross
Turkish: Gezgin Albatros
Chinese: 漂泊信天翁
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