INDIAN YELLOW-NOSED ALBATROSS (MOLLYMAWK)

(Diomedea chlororhynchos also Thalassarche carteri (7))

Previously the Yellow-nosed Albatross

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Roberts VI / VII 14.2 / 497
Clements 2000 10.0122
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 breeding in the Indian Ocean islands. 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 Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Likely Species

French Southern and Antarctic Territories 0260 0262 1990 2f80 Indian
French Southern and Antarctic Territories 0431   2000 5f20 Indian
Tanzania     1998 300s Indian