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Amsterdam Island Albatross

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Image:Albatros d'amsterdam.jpg Alternate name
Diomedea amsterdamensis Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
110 cm Length
Pelagic & coastal water. Nesting on subantarctic grassland 500 - 600 m. Breeding endemic French Southern Territories Plateau des Tourbičres on Amsterdam Island, Feeds in Southern Indian ocean. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 egg Feb or March. Incubation 80 days. The chick is brooded for a month, fledging in 230 days.Duties are shared by both parents. Clutch
Fish, squid and crustaceans. Food  
Monogamous Habits
3930 - TSN: 723279 World Number
Critically Endangered Status

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Czech: Albatros amsterdamský
Danish: Amsterdam-albatros
German: Amsterdamalbatros, Amsterdam-Albatros, Amsterdaminsel-Alb, Amsterdaminsel-Albatros
English: Amsterdam Albatross, Amsterdam Island Albatross, Amsterdan Island Albatross, Wandering Albatross (Amsterdam)
Spanish: Albatros de Amsterdam, Albatros de la Amsterdam
Estonian: pruunpugu-albatross
Finnish: amsterdamsaarenalbatrossi, Amsterdamsaartenalbatrossi
French: Albatros d'Amsterdam, Albatros de l'île Amsterdam
Italian: Albatro dell'Isola Amsterdam, Albatros di Amsterdam
Japanese: amusuterudamuahoudori
Japanese: アムステルダムアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea amsterdamensis, Diomedea exulans amsterdamensis
Dutch: Amsterdam- Eilanda, Amsterdam-eilandal, Amsterdameilandalbatros, Amsterdam-eilandalbatros
Polish: Albatros amsterdamski, albatros bialolicy, albatros białolicy
Slovak: albatros hnedý
Swedish: Amsterdamalbatross
Chinese: 阿岛信天翁
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