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Occurrence record: AVIF:A41745

Preserved specimen of Phoebetria fusca (Hilsenberg, 1822) | Sooty Albatross


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Bird Collection
Supplied collection code "AVIF"
Catalog number A41745
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Egg; Dry
Collector ["Glass, R."]
Supplied as "Glass, R."
Individual count 1
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present


Verbatim event date 20/9/1936
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Phoebetria fusca
Identified to rank species
Common name Sooty Albatross
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Procellariiformes
Family Diomedeidae
Genus Phoebetria
Species Phoebetria fusca
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Hilsenberg, 1822)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Supplied as "United Kingdom"
State or Territory British Territory
Locality Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha
Latitude -37.3
Supplied as: "-37.3"
Longitude -12.683333
Supplied as: "-12.683333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 20000.0
Municipality Inaccessible Island
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 37°18`00"S
Marine false
Country Code GB
Verbatim longitude 12°41`00"W

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    World Country Boundaries Saint Helena

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %