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  Grey-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma)

Grey-headed Albatross | Thalassarche chrysostoma photo
Grey-headed albatross chick

Image by Ben Tullis - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

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distribution map showing range of Thalassarche chrysostoma in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Diomedeidae
Genus:Thalassarche
Species:chrysostoma
Common Name:Grey-headed Albatross

Relatives in same Genus
  Bullers Albatross (T. bulleri)
  Shy Albatross (T. cauta)
  Yellow-nosed Albatross (T. chlororhynchos)
  Black-browed Albatross (T. melanophris)