Body mainly white. Wings black, underwing with narrow black margins and central inner white streak. Bill black with yellow line along the upper surface. Young birds with black-grey bill. Body up to 85 cm long, wing span to 2 m.
These albatrosses are gregarious, living in groups. Individuals breed on sub-Antarctic islands.
Coastlines, large bays and open seas.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Vulnerable
- EPBC Act 1999 : Vulnerable
- IUCN Red List : Endangered