LIGHT-MANTLED ALBATROSS (MOLLMAWK)

(Phoebetria palpebrata)

previously known as Light-Mantled Sooty Albatross

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Roberts VI /VII 16 / 499
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Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 10-14
Similar to the Dark-mantled Sooty Albatross (70 cm to 90 cm) it is found throughout the southern oceans. It breeds on several of the southern islands. A very rare vagrant to Cape coastal waters.

List of Stamps showing Light-mantled Sooty Albatross

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Argentine 1858e 1670 1983 2p
Australian Antarctic Territories 0056 0055 1983 27c
Falklands Dependencies 0128   1985 54p
French Southern and Antarctic Territories 0002 0014 1956 30c
French Southern and Antarctic Territories 0124 0118 1977 90c
South Africa 1709ma   2009 Std
South Georgia 0008 0016 1963 6d
South Georgia 0025 0032 1971 5p/6d
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 0172 0161 1987 25p
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 0303   1999 1
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 0397   2002 75p