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Short-tailed Albatross

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golden gooney Alternate name
Diomedea albatrus  Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
91cm [wingspan of 215–230 cm] Length
Breeding Sea-cliffs and rocky offshore islands, up to 150 m, in Japan, China, new Midway Island & Northwest Pacific. Non- breeding:- Pelagic continental shelf & deep water.  , [Canada:- British Columbia] [Mexico:- Isla Guadalupe, Islas Revillagigedo] Micronesia, Russia, South Korea, [USA:- Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon & Washington]. Habitat-Altitude-Range
One egg in November to December, incubated by both parents for 65 days. Fledging in 4 to 5 months. Clutch
Fish, squid & offal dumped by boats. Food  
  Habits
3933 - TSN: 554377 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Czech: Albatros belohrbetý, albatros bělohřbetý
Danish: Korthalet Albatros
German: Kurzschwanz-Albatr, Kurzschwanzalbatros
English: Short-tailed Albat, Short-tailed Albatross, Steller's Albatross
Spanish: Albatros Colicorto, Albatros de Cola Corta, Albatros Rabón
Spanish (Mexico): Albatros Rabón
Estonian: kuldpea-albatross
Finnish: Japaninalbatrossi
French: Albatros ŕ queue courte, Albatros de Steller
Italian: Albatro codacorta, Albatro comune, Albatros codacorta, coda corta, Steller
Japanese: Ahodori, ahoudori
Japanese: アホウドリ
Korean: 알바트로스
Latin: Diomedea albatrus, Phoebastria albatrus
Dutch: Steller-albatros, Stellers Albatros
Norwegian: Gulhodealbatross
Polish: albatros krótkosterny
Russian: Альбатрос белоспинный, Белоспинный альбатрос
Slovak: Albatros bielochrbtý
Swedish: Gulnackad albatross
Chinese: 短尾信天翁

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