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Bird Northern Royal Albatross (Diomedea sanfordi)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Diomedea sanfordi

Common Name: 'Northern' Royal Albatross

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Diomedeidae

Other Names:
Royal Albatross

Distribution: Pelagic.

Habitat: Ocean.

Field Notes: Differs from the Southern Royal Albatross primarily with it's all dark wings.

Photos taken on a Pelagic boat trip departing from Eaglehawk neck on the East Coast of Tasmania.

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