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Diomedea exulans
(wandering albatross)

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Diomedea exulans (wandering albatross)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Diomedea exulans
  • Preferred Common Name
  • wandering albatross
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves

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Pictures

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Diomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, doing what it does best, flying. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. February, 2012.
TitleAdult
CaptionDiomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, doing what it does best, flying. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. February, 2012.
Copyright©John J. Harrison-2012/via wikimedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Diomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, doing what it does best, flying. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. February, 2012.
AdultDiomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, doing what it does best, flying. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. February, 2012.©John J. Harrison-2012/via wikimedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Diomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, settled on ocean. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. September, 2011.
TitleAdult
CaptionDiomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, settled on ocean. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. September, 2011.
Copyright©John J. Harrison-2012/via wikimedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Diomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, settled on ocean. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. September, 2011.
AdultDiomedea exulans (wandering albatross); adult, settled on ocean. East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. September, 2011.©John J. Harrison-2012/via wikimedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Diomedea exulans

Preferred Common Name

  • wandering albatross

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Procellariiformes
  •                         Family: Diomedeidae
  •                             Genus: Diomedea
  •                                 Species: Diomedea exulans

Invasive Species Threats

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