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

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  • The 120 recorded bird species include 40 seabirds, of which five breed nowhere else: Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora (LR), Gibson's Albatross D. exulans gibsoni, Antipodean Albatross D. exulans antipodensis, Campbell Mollymauk Diomedea melanophrys impavida (Thalassarche impavida) and White-capped Mollymauk D. cauta steadi (T. steadi).

    Subantarctic Islands, New Zealand

  • Three other breeding species are endemic to the Tristan-Gough islands: great shearwater Puffinus gravis (2 million pairs), Atlantic yellow-nosed mollyhawk Thalassarche chlororhyncos (1,000 pairs) and Atlantic petrel Pterodroma incerta (VU).

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom

  • Thalassarche melanophrys (3.4 kg, n = 4) and wandering albatross

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