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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Diomedeidae.


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  • Two other breeding species are listed as threatened: rockhopper penguin Eudyptes chrysocome moseleyi (VU) and sooty albatross Phoebetria fusca (VU).

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom

  • Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans), black-browed albatross (D. melanophrys) and grey-headed albatross (D. chrysostoma) occur in lower numbers than the 1,500-2,000 pairs of light-mantled sooty albatross Phoebetria palpebrata.

    MacQuarie Island, Australia

  • The "Pe-o," the Sooty Albatross (_Phoebetria fuliginosa_).

    Three Years in Tristan da Cunha

  • Other residents of the islands are sooty albatross (Phoebetria fusca) (240 pairs), remnant populations of soft-plumaged petrel (Pterodroma mollis) and grey petrel (Procellaria cinera), antarctic tern (Sterna vittata tristanensis), brown skua (Catharacta lonnbergi), and common waxbill (Estrilda astrild) (introduced 1977-1985).

    Amsterdam and Saint-Paul Islands temperate grasslands


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