Kōrero: Albatrosses

Grey-headed albatrosses

Grey-headed albatrosses

Grey-headed albatrosses tend to breed in mixed colonies with Campbell and black-browed albatrosses. They have a grey head and a black bill with orange-yellow ridges on the top and bottom. The eyes have a white crescent at the lower back edge. They weigh about 3.6 kilograms.

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Photograph by Christina Troup

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Paul Sagar, 'Albatrosses - New Zealand’s smaller albatrosses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7501/grey-headed-albatrosses (accessed 3 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Paul Sagar, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015