Black-footed Albatross

Phoebastria nigripes

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The Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) is a large seabird from the North Pacific of the albatross family Diomedeidae. 97.5% of the population is found on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. It is one of three species of albatross that range in the northern hemisphere, nesting on isolated tropical islands. Unlike many albatrosses, it is dark plumaged.

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  1. (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/7457894@N04/4330795617
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoebastria_nigripes

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