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Bird Salvin's Albatross (Thalassarche salvini)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Thalassarche salvini

Common Name: Salvin's Albatross

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Diomedeidae

Other Names:
Salvin's Mollyhawk

Distribution: Pelagic.

Habitat: Ocean.

Field Notes: Previously considered a subspecies of the Shy Albatross. Medium sized black and white albatross.

Photos taken on a Pelagic boat trip departing from Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania on 4/2/2012. (JKM)

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