SOOTY ALBATROSS (MOLLYMAWK)

(Phoebetria fusca)

previously known as Dark Mantled Sooty Albatross

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Roberts VI / VII 15 / 498
Clements 2000 10.0130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 10-13
A medium sized bird (80 cm to 85 cm) found in the S Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It breeds on several islands including Marion Gough, and the Tristan da Cunha group. A rare vagrant to all SA waters

List of Stamps showing  Dark-mantled Sooty Albatross

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Tristan da Cunha 0164  0168 1972 5p
Tristan da Cunha 0476 0471 1989 25p
Tristan da Cunha 0604 0599 1996 45p
Tristan da Cunha 0834   2005 3p