Gray-headed Albatross 
Scientific Name:
Thalassarche chrysostoma
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Diomedea chrysostoma, Grey-headed Mollymawk
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2012
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America

Facts Summary:
The Gray-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "birds" and found in the following area(s): Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America. This species is also known by the following name(s): Diomedea chrysostoma, Grey-headed Mollymawk.

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