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Darkmantled Sooty Albatross  Alternate name
Phoebetria fusca Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
84-89cm Wingspan 203 cm Length
Breeding Sea-cliffs and rocky offshore islands, up to 500 m, in  . Non- breeding:- Coastal inshore water Pelagic continental shelf & deep water. Breeds:- French Southern Territories & South Africa. Habitat-Altitude-Range
They breed biannually, The egg is incubated by both parents for 65 – 75 days Fledging in 5 months. Clutch
Fish, cephalopods, jellyfish & carrion. Food  
Monogamous Habits
3941 - TSN: 174530 World Number
Endangered Status

view photos  December 31, 2006 photo by karohemd  © all rights reserved          

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view photos Photo July 4, 2006by Duke "Steve" Leto   © all rights reserved

Afrikaans: Bruinalbatros, Bruinmalmok
Czech: Albatros hnedý, albatros hnědý
Danish: Mřrk Sodalbatros
German: Dunkelalbatros, Dunkler Rußalbatroß, Graumantel-Russalbatros, Rußalbatros
English: Dark-mantled Sooty, Darkmantled Sooty Albatross, Dark-mantled Sooty Albatross, Dark-mantled Sooty Mollymawk, Light-mantled sooty Albatross, Sooty Albatross, Sooty Mollymawk
Spanish: Albatros Ahumado, Albatros oscuro
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros oscuro
Spanish (Chile): Albatros oscuro
Spanish (Uruguay): Albatros Oscuro
Estonian: nőgialbatross
Finnish: Nokialbatrossi
French: Albatros brun, Albatros fuligineux, Albatros fuligineux ŕ dos sombre

Italian: Albatro fuligginoso, Albatros fuligginoso
Japanese: susuiroahoudori
Japanese: ススイロアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea fusca, Phoebetria fusca
Lithuanian: Tamsusis albatrosas
Dutch: Zwarte Albatros
Norwegian: Sotalbatross
Polish: albatros brunatny
Portuguese: Albatroz-sombrio, piau-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): Piau-preto
Russian: Темноспинный Дымчатый Альбатрос
Slovak: albatros sadzový, Albatros tmavochrbtý
Swedish: Vanlig sotalbatross
Chinese: 乌信天翁

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