Family: Diomedeidae (albatrosses)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Diomedea dabbenena (Tristan albatross) 

 

Diomedea epomophora (Southern royal albatross, Royal albatross)

Diomedea exulans (Wandering albatross) 

Diomedea sanfordi (Northern royal albatross) 

Phoebastria immutabilis (Laysan albatross) 

Phoebetria fusca (Sooty albatross, Dark-mantled sooty albatross) 

 

Phoebetria palpebrata (Light-mantled albatross, Light-mantled Sooty Albatross) 

Thalassarche bulleri (Buller's albatross) 

Thalassarche carteri (Indian yellow-nosed albatross) 

Thalassarche cauta (Shy albatross)

Thalassarche chlororhynchos (Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross, Yellow-nosed albatross) 

Thalassarche chrysostoma (Grey-headed albatross) 

Thalassarche eremita (Chatham albatross) 

Thalassarche melanophrys (Black-browed albatross) 

Thalassarche salvini (Salvin's albatross) 

 
 

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