Kōrero: Albatrosses

Buller’s albatrosses swimming (1 o 2)

Buller’s albatrosses swimming

Buller’s albatrosses (also called Buller’s mollymawks) have a grey head with a pale forehead, and are dark above the eyes with a white crescent below. From above, their wings and back are dark grey, and they have broad yellow ridges on the top and underside of the bill. Their average weight is 3 kilograms. The southern subspecies breeds on the Solander Islands (west of Stewart Island) and further south, on the Snares.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10038064
Photograph by J. L. Kendrick

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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/7503/bullers-albatrosses-swimming (accessed 11 August 2020)

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