Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Procellariiformes
Family Diomedeidae
Genus Diomedea
Species D. antipodensis
Scientific Name Diomedea antipodensis

Antipodean AlbatrossAntipodean Albatross Description

  • Antipodean albatrosses are smaller than the wandering albatrosses.
  • They have a breeding range of about 670 sq. km.

Size & Weight

Adults:

  • TOTAL LENGTH: 110 cm (43 in)
  • WEIGHT:

Subspecies

  • Diomedea antipodensis antipodensis
  • Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni

Habitat

Open vegetation, tussock grassland

Range

Australia, Chile, Tropic of Capricorn, Auckland Islands, Campbell Island, Antipodes Islands, Pitt Island

Diet

Fish, crustaceans, cephalopods, cuttlefish

Population

25,300

Conservation Status

Vulnerable