1. Albatrosses are big, majestic birds that can be found soaring above most of the world’s oceans
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2. Because of their tameness on land, many Albatrosses are known by the common names mollymawk (from the Dutch for “foolish gull”) and gooney.
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3. Laysan Albatrosses are numerous, though they face threats from longline fishing, plastic trash in the ocean, and predation by dogs, rats, and cats
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4. The great Albatrosses are predominantly white in plumage as adults, with birds becoming whiter as they age.
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6. Each time in the last century that people have extended a helping hand to Albatrosses, they’ve met us halfway
7. The Albatrosses are the largest pelagic seabirds in the world, with some having wingspans over 10', as is the case with the Wandering Albatross
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8. Wandering Albatrosses have the largest wingspan of any bird in the world today, stretching up to 3.5 metres across
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9. Wandering Albatrosses are great gliders – they can soar through the sky without flapping their wings for several hours at a time.
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10. Albatrosses and their close relatives, the large petrels, are among the world's most-threatened animals, with over half of the species at risk of extinction
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11. Albatrosses are large seabirds in the biological family Diomedeidae of the order Procellariiformes (the tubenoses)
12. Albatrosses are among the largest of flying birds, and the great Albatrosses (genus Diomedea) have the largest wingspans of any extant (living) birds.
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13. Albatrosses are large seabirds which belong to the biological family Diomedeidae
14. The Albatrosses are minor characters in Finding Nemo
15. "There are few more beautiful sights in nature than that of graceful Albatrosses flying into the setting sun
16. Laysan Albatrosses soar across the ocean for fish
17. Female and male Albatrosses go their separate ways to go fishing, and the males appear …
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18. The Albatrosses comprise between 13 and 24 species (the number of species is still a matter of some debate, 21 being the most commonly accepted number) in 4 genera
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19. The four genera are the great Albatrosses (Diomedea), the mollymawks (Thalassarche), the North Pacific Albatrosses (Phoebastria), and the sooty Albatrosses or sooties (Phoebetria
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20. The great Albatrosses are seabirds in the genus Diomedea in the albatross family.The genus Diomedea formerly included all Albatrosses except the sooty Albatrosses, but in 1996 the genus was split, with the mollymawks and the North Pacific Albatrosses both being elevated to separate genera
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21. The great Albatrosses themselves form two species complexes, the wandering and Amsterdam Albatrosses, …
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22. Albatrosses are long-lived seabirds that have long impressed those who travel the oceans, although this admiration has not prevented them from being killed in large numbers
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23. Albatrosses (Diomedeidae) The word Albatross is supposedly an English corruption of the Portuguese word ‘alcatraz’ meaning large seabird
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24. In this way it describes Albatrosses expertly
25. Weighing up to 11.3 kg (25 lbs) and with wingspans of nearly 4 m (12 ft) Albatrosses are among the world’s larger birds
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26. Albatrosses can be distinguished from the other […]
27. Female Laysan Albatrosses may bond for life and cooperatively raise their young
28. Reaching a wingspan of 2.5 metres, black-browed Albatrosses breed on these Sub-antarctic Islands during the austral summer, laying a single egg in October that will hatch in December.
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29. >70% of the world’s Laysan Albatrosses nest on Midway Atoll NWR, 99% nest in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands; Military activity killed many birds on Midway Atoll during World War II
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30. Albatrosses and large petrels have wide annual ranges spanning all major ocean basins.
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31. Laysan Albatrosses (Phoebastria immutabilis) are incredible birds.They have a wingspan of more than 6 feet, soaring vast distances without flapping their wings
32. When young Albatrosses are old enough to leave the nest (at about 5 1/2 months), they spend the next three years at sea! They will sleep and eat at sea, not touching land for years
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33. “Seabirds like Albatrosses are the ultimate globetrotters,” said Martin Beal, lead author of the study at the Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre at ISPA – Instituto Universitário in Lisbon, Portugal
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34. ‘Petrels, Albatrosses, cormorants, frigatebirds, gulls etc
35. Are mysterious and inspiring birds: often the subject of poetic stories and lots of myths around the world.’ ‘There are hundreds of different types of birds including five types of penguins, Albatrosses, and cara caras (a rare bird of prey).’
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36. Albatrosses are big, majestic birds that can be found soaring above most of the world’s oceans
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37. Out of the 23 species of Albatrosses, the most famous is the wandering albatross
38. Albatrosses of the southern oceans are most numerous in the stormy latitudes between 40 and 50 degrees
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39. It is no wonder that these Albatrosses can sail around the world
40. Wandering Albatrosses have long been considered exceptional creatures
41. Albatrosses often congregate in the same areas where boats fish
42. As the line is being played out from the moving vessel, Albatrosses sometimes pick up the bait just before the weight of the sinking line pulls them underwater
43. This results in the death of tens of thousands of Albatrosses and other seabirds each year (Brothers et al., 2010
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Albatrosses look a bit like giant seagulls, but your chances of seeing one are limited. Albatrosses rarely come to land except to have babies. Even then, they prefer remote islands, rather than crowded beaches. Albatrosses have huge wings. Their wingspan can reach 11 feet – almost twice as tall as your dad.
Definition of albatross. 1 : any of a family (Diomedeidae) of large web-footed seabirds that have long slender wings, are excellent gliders, and include the largest seabirds. 2a : something that causes persistent deep concern or anxiety.
Albatross is a golf term that means three strokes under par for a specific hole. It may also be known as a "double eagle," which is better than an eagle score. Albatross is one of three bird-related terms used for scores under par.
Albatross, (family Diomedeidae), any of more than a dozen species of large seabirds that collectively make up the family Diomedeidae (order Procellariiformes). Because of their tameness on land, many albatrosses are known by the common names mollymawk (from the Dutch for “foolish gull”) and gooney.