Albatrosses (Diomedeidae)

Yellow-nosed Albatross (Diomedea chlororhynchos) - HBW 1, p. 214

French: Albatros à bec jaune German: Gelbnasenalbatros Spanish: Albatros Clororrinco
Other common names: Carter's Albatross, Yellow-nosed Mollymawk

Taxonomy: Diomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789, Cape of Good Hope.
Sometimes considered monotypic. Two subspecies normally recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789 - Tristan da Cunha, Gough I.
  • bassi Mathews, 1912 - S Indian Ocean.

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