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  Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata)

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross | Phoebetria palpebrata photo
Light-mantled Sooty albatross. Phoebetria palpebrata. West coast of Kerguelen

Image by Dimitri Damasceno - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross | Phoebetria palpebrata photo
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross

Image by Vincent Legendre - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Phoebetria palpebrata 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:Phoebetria
Species:palpebrata
Common Name:Light-mantled Sooty Albatross

Relatives in same Genus
  Sooty Albatross (P. fusca)