Stock Photo: Young wandering albatross Diomedea exulans on the wing in the Drake Passage between the tip of South America and the Antarctic Peninsula, Southern Ocean. Young wandering albatross Diomedea exulans on the wing in the Drake Passage between the tip of South America and the Antarctic Peninsula, Southern Ocean MORE INFO The Wandering Albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, with the average wingspan being 3 1 meters 10 2 ft The longest-winged examples verified have been about 3 7 m 12