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Snowy Albatross

Snowy albatross

Snowy Albatross
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The Snowy albatross is the largest of the wandering albatross species, holding the record in the Guinness Book of Records for having the largest recorded wingspan of any flying bird at 3.6m. They breed around Macquarie, South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet and the Kerguelens. Snowy albatross appear much larger and whiter than Gibson’s albatross and are able to be distinguished by comparing size with other species. They are infrequently observed in Kaikoura.