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wandering albatross

Jameson, William Sir

wandering albatross

by Jameson, William Sir

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Published by Rupert Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Albatrosses

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 96-99.

    Statementby Sir William Jameson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.P6 J3 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p. :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6268458M
    LC Control Number59004802
    OCLC/WorldCa6473647

    Wandering albatross (Figure 38) take most of their prey by surface breeding at South Georgia, wandering albatross feed mainly on cephalopods (over 50 species; mainly cranchiid and onychoteuthid squid) and fish (roughly 10 species, particularly the Patagonian toothfish, D. eleginoides and blue antimora, Antimora rostrata, during chick rearing at South . An albatross aloft can be a spectacular sight. These feathered giants have the longest wingspan of any bird—up to 11 feet! The wandering albatross is the biggest of some two dozen different species. Albatrosses use their formidable wingspans to ride the ocean winds and sometimes to glide for hours without rest or even a flap of their wings.

    Tales From A Wandering Albatross. 24 likes. "An albatross aloft can be a spectacular sight." (NatGeo.)Followers: The wandering albatross is the world’s largest seabird, with an incredible wingspan that can reach 11ft (m). Although the bird has large wings, each wing is actually just 9in (23cm) at its widest point. This bird spends most of its life at sea, and can .

    Thanks to cameras set up by the British Antarctic Survey on Bird Island, a small island off the coast of South Georgia near the Antarctic circle, we're following four species of albatross -- Wandering Albatross, Black-browed Albatross, Grey-headed Albatross and Light-mantled Albatross -- as they find their mates, build their nests and raise.   Wandering albatross have the record for the bird with the largest wingspan at metres. Distances are hard to measure, but one banded bird was recorded travelling km .


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The wandering albatross is a large seabird of the family is also called the snowy albatross or white-winged albatross. It is the largest member of the genus Diomedea (the great albatrosses) and has the largest wingspan of any living bird. It can have a wing-span of up to feet ( m).

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It lives up to its name when it takes fishing trips that last days and can co km, while using hardly more energy than when sitting on its nest. An albatross aloft can be a spectacular sight.

These feathered giants have the longest wingspan of any bird—up to 11 feet. The wandering albatross is the. The wandering albatross Hardcover – January 1, by William Jameson (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Here we use wandering albatross to refer only to the larger form that does not breed in the New Zealand region (other than a few pairs on Macquarie Island). A Wandering Albatross's heart actually beats slower during flight than while sitting on the sea. Black-browed Albatrosses use no more energy while flying than when brooding a chick upon their nest.

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exulans) has the largest wingspread among living birds—to more than cm (11 feet). The adult is essentially like the royal albatross. It nests on islands near the Antarctic Circle and on some islands in the South Atlantic, and in the nonbreeding.

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