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Royal Albatross

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Alternate name
Diomedea epomophora Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
107(115)122cm Length
Pelagic & coastal water. Nesting on subantarctic grassland. Breeds on: Sub-antarctic New-Zealand:- Campbell Island, around 8,200 to 8,600 pairs. There are smaller colonies on Adams Island and Auckland Island Habitat-Altitude-Range
I egg, incubation & care by both parents, Breeds biannually. Clutch
Fish, squid.. Food  
  Habits
3931 - TSN: 723277 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Afrikaans: Koningmalmok
Czech: albatros královský
Danish: Kongealbatros
German: Königsalbatros
English: Royal Albatross, Royal Albatross (Southern), Southern Royal Albatross
Spanish: Albatros Real
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros real
Spanish (Chile): Albatros real
Spanish (Uruguay): Albatros Real
Estonian: kuning-albatross
Finnish: Kuningasalbatrossi
French: Albatros royal
Icelandic: Brimtrosi
Italian: Albatro reale
Japanese: roiaruahoudori
Japanese: シロアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea epomophora, Diomedea epomophora epomophora
Lithuanian: Karaliékasis albatrosas
Maori: Toroa-whakaingo
Dutch: Koningsalbatros, Zuidelijke Koningsalbatros
Norwegian: Kongealbatross
Polish: albatros królewski
Portuguese: Albatroz-real
Portuguese (Brazil): Albatroz-real
Russian: Королевский альбатрос
Slovak: albatros královský, Albatros král'ovský
Slovenian: kraljevi albatros
Swedish: Kungsalbatross, Sydlig Kungsalbatross
Turkish: kral albatros
Chinese: 皇信天翁

Photo by James C Lowen Pbase  © all rights reserved

Editor Neotropical Bird Club

Royal Albatross

 

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