ATLANTIC YELLOW-NOSED ALBATROSS (MOLLYMAWK)

(Diomedea chlororhynchos also Thalassarche chlororhynchos (C))

Previously called the Yellow-nosed Albatross 

H & M does not give sub-species

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Roberts VI /VII 14.1 / 496
Clements 2000 10.0121
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 10-11
A medium sized bird (75 cm to 85 cm) found mainly in the S Atlantic and Indian Oceans, including the Tristan da Cunha group. It is a common non breeding visitor to SA waters especially during the winter. Food source is mainly cephalopods but is also attracted to trawlers for offal

List of Stamps showing Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross

Country

SG

Year

Value

Likely Species

Ghana 0195 1957 2s Atlantic
Grenadines of Grenada 2596 1998 $5 Atlantic
Namibia 1167mb 2011 $4.60 Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha 0018 1954 2d Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha 0165 1972 7p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha 0231 1977 2 Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha 0445 1988 20p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife)   2003 15p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife)   2003 30p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife)   2003 45p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife)   2003 50p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife) ms 2003 15p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife) ms 2003 30p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife) ms 2003 45p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife) ms 2003 50p Atlantic
Tristan da Cunha (Birdlife) ms 2003 1 Atlantic