The Wandering Albatross has the longest wing-span of any ocean bird, spanning 2.5 – 3.5 m. In flight, the Wandering Albatross may appear somewhat humpbacked, and with pink toes visible.
Wandering Albatross |
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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IUCN Red List Assessment, Diomedea exulans
Shifts in the oceanic habitat have been demonstrated to negatively impact the species; and are likely to be exacerbated with future climate change; and expected to cause significant declines over the next three generation period (Pardo et al. 2017).