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Wandering Albatross - BirdForum Opus

This is a disambiguation page. A number of articles are associated with the title Wandering Albatross.
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The former Wandering Albatross complex is today split into four species:

  • Snowy Albatross (D. exulans) breeds on South Georgia, Prince Edward, Marion, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard, McDonald and Macquire islands
  • Tristan Albatross (D. dabbenena) breeds on Inaccessible and Gough Islands (formerly also Tristan da Cunha)
  • Antipodean Albatross (D. antipodensis) breeds on Antipodes and Campbell islands; this species includes (D. a. gibsoni) from the Auckland Islands
  • Amsterdam Albatross (D. amsterdamensis) from the Amsterdam Island

Notice that the above state the breeding range, especially Snowy Albatross migrate around the globe in non-breeding periods.

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