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  Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta)

Shy Albatross | Thalassarche cauta photo
Shy Albatross, Thalassarche cauta, New Zealand.

Image by Mark Jobling - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Shy Albatross | Thalassarche cauta photo
Shy Albatross, Stewart Island, New Zealand

Image by Glen Fergus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

SHY ALBATROSS FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Diomedeidae
Genus:Thalassarche
Species:cauta
Common Name:Shy Albatross

Relatives in same Genus
  Bullers Albatross (T. bulleri)
  Yellow-nosed Albatross (T. chlororhynchos)
  Grey-headed Albatross (T. chrysostoma)
  Black-browed Albatross (T. melanophris)