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313319878_df80b54604.jpg?v=0 (125229 bytes) Alternate name
Diomedea nigripes Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
68-74 cm Length
Pelagic & coastal water. Nesting on sandy & rocky shoreline 50 m. Breeding on isolated islands of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, from Kure Atoll to Kaula Island, Laysan, Midway Island and the French Frigate Shoals), the Japanese islands of Tori Shima, Bonin, and Senkaku, and off the Mexican coast, primarily on Isla Guadeloupe, Jima, Agrihan, Taongi Atoll, Marcus Island, Wake Island, and Johnston Island. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 egg, incubation & care by both parents. Clutch
Fish, squid.. Food  
Monogamous Habits
3934 - TSN: 554379 World Number
Endangered Status

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Czech: Albatros cernonohı, albatros černonohı
Danish: Sortfodet Albatros
German: Schwarzfußalbatros
English: Black Gooney, Black Gooney Bird, black goonybird, Black-footed Albat, Black-footed Albatross, blackgooney bird, Brown Gooney, Brown Gooney Bird, brown goonybird
Spanish: Albatros de Patas Negras, Albatros Pata Negra, albatros patanegra, Albatros Patinegro, Albatros Patinnegro
Spanish (Mexico): albatros pata negra, albatros patanegra, Albatros Patinegro
Estonian: tõmmualbatross
Finnish: Mustajalka-albatro, Mustajalka-albatrossi
French: Albatros à pattes noires, Albatros à pieds noirs, Phoebastria nigripes
Icelandic: Húmtrosi
Italian: Albatro piedi neri, Albatro piedineri, Albatros piedineri
Japanese: Kuroashi-ahodori, kuroashiahoudori, Kuroashi-ahoudori
Japanese: クロアシアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea nigripes, Phoebastria nigripes
Lithuanian: Juodakojis albatrosas
Dutch: Zwartvoetalbatros
Norwegian: Svartfotalbatross
Polish: albatros czarnonogi
Russian: Альбатрос черноногий, Черноногий альбатрос
Slovak: albatros ciernonohı, Albatros čiernonohı
Slovenian: črnonogi albatros
Swedish: Svartfotad albatross
Turkish: kara ayaklı albatros, Kara-ayaklı Albatros
Chinese: 黑脚信天翁, 黑腳信天翁
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