Observations in the Family: Diomedeidae

Common Name: Albatrosse or Albatrosses or Malmokke

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Albatross on beach

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Location: Bulungula Rd, KwaTshezi
Observed: 4th July 2014
Added: 29th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found on the beach near Bulungula, injured.

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Albatross

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Location: Golf course Dr, Port St Johns
Observed: 16th July 2014
Added: 20th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Light-mantled Sooty Albatross at Gold Harbour, South Georgia

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Chicks
By: forshawn
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Location: Gold Harbour, South Georgia
Observed: 11th November 2007
Added: 22nd August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Wandering Albatross chick at Prion Island, South Georgia

Wandering Albatross chick
By: forshawn
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: Prion Island, South Georgia
Observed: 9th November 2007
Added: 21st August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Wandering Albatross at Prion Island, South Georgia

Wandering Albatross
By: forshawn
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Location: Prion Island, South Georgia
Observed: 9th November 2007
Added: 21st August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Black Browed Albatross on West Point Island, West Falkland

Black Browed Albatross
By: forshawn
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Location: West Point Island, West Falkland
Observed: 5th November 2007
Added: 21st August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Black Browed Albatross on New Island, West Falkland

Black Browed Albatross
By: forshawn
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Location: New Island, West Falklands at Rockhopper Penguin colony
Observed: 5th November 2007
Added: 21st August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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SHY ALBATROSS

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Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed: 20th June 2013
Added: 12th August 2013
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Shy Albatross

Shy Albatross
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Cape Canyon
Observed: 20th July 2013
Added: 12th August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sooty Albatross

Sooty Albatross
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Location: Marion Island
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 5th April 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Grey Headed Albatross

Grey headed Albatross
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Location: Marion Island
Observed: 10th May 1994
Added: 5th April 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Yellow on top and bottom of bill, head grey with white patch under eye

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Wandering Albatross

Wandering Albatross
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Location: Marion Island
Observed: 10th May 1994
Added: 4th April 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Albatross

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Location: ZA
Observed: 9th February 2013
Added: 12th February 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

probably black browed or shy albatross. What is the difference?

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Wandering Albatross

Wandering Albatross Chick
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Location: Marion Island
Observed: 16th May 1994
Added: 30th December 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

White and grey fluff-ball.

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Thalassarche carteri (Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross)

 Thalassarche carteri (Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Buffels Bay
Observed: 14th November 2012
Added: 21st November 2012
Identifications:3
Agreements:5
Comments:1
Description:

Endangered

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Black-browed Albatross

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed: 6th November 2010
Added: 8th October 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
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Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed: 6th November 2010
Added: 8th October 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Shy Albatross

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed: 6th November 2010
Added: 8th October 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Black-browed Albatross

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed: 2nd September 2012
Added: 4th September 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Shy Albatross

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed: 2nd September 2012
Added: 4th September 2012
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Juvenile

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albatross

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Location: sea mount Vima
Observed: 23rd May 2011
Added: 10th November 2011
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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