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Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata). Head sooty brown. White ring around eyes. Back and under surface brownish grey. Wings and tail dark sooty brown. Most of the tail feathers missing. Bill black, the groove in the lower mandible painted blue.
Subject Category
Credit Line
Found in the Urenui area.

These birds nest on the Antipodes, Auckland and Campbell Islands in New Zealand. They forage in the southern ocean waters right up to the Antarctic ice edge.
Accession No
A64.932

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