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- Large seabird; small albatross.
- Very long, narrow wings.
- Mostly dusky brown.
- White at base of bill and under eye.
- Large bill.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but usually with less white at bill base.
Relative Sizegoose-sized or larger
- Both Sexes
- Length: 25.2-29.1 in (64-74 cm)
- Weight: 77.6-151.7 oz (2200-4300 g)
- Wingspan: 76.0-85.0 in (193-216 cm)