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Wandering Albatross,  Diomedea exulans

Southern Oceans 
Breeds on: Inaccesable, Gough, Amsterdam, Auckland, Campbell, Antipodes, South Georgia, Marion,  Prince Edward, Crozet, Kerguelen and Macquarie islands.
Length: 107-135 cm     Wingspan: 254-351 cm, largest wingspan of any bird.

Very large Albatross. In all agegroups has mostly white underwings, with blackish primaries and a blackish narrow trailing edge. Head white, bill pinkish. Juvinile birds largely brown except for distinctive white face mask. Belly and throat sometimes white. As birds mature upperparts gradually whiten. Estimated breeding pairs at 21,000. Wandering Albatrosses can cover vast tracks of the southern ocean, flying up to several thousand kilometres on a single foraging trip.
Dolphin Gull     Larus scoresbii

Southern South America, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland Islands and Patagonia.
Length: 43 cm    Stands: 24 cm

Light dove grey on head, neck and underparts, contrasting with deep red bill and legs. Back and upperwings black. Tail white. Iris golden with red orbital ring and almost complete, white eyering. Builds nest in November, lays in first day of December. By mid February jong are normally fully feathered. Fairly well distributed in coastal regions. Forms dense colonies, often in close association with Dominican and Brown-hooded Gulls. Nest sites may be situated on sand, shingle or boulder beaches, at quite high elevations and on open coastal heath or grassland. Feets on a variety of marine life and is an important scavenger of penguin, albatross, cormorant and seal colonies, feeding on spilt regurgirated food and excreta.
Nr.423 & 424
Upland Goose

Falkland Islands and Southern South America
Length:  74cm      Stands:   46-48 cm
Male  Female

Male has white head, neck, breast and underparts, with black barring on flanks and upper back. Tail, bill and legs black. In contrast, the female has rusty-red  brown head and neck, and black barring on rusty breast and underparts. Barring blends on flanks. Bill and tail black. Legs yellow.
Widely distributed, largest populations found on extensive greens in coastal and freshwater pond areas. Lays from earky September andthrough October. Incubation period lasts 30 days and goslings are usually fully feathered and ready to fly 9-10 weeks after hatching. Grazes on grass, also on small seaweed and kelp.

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