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Waved Albatross

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Alternate name
Diomedea irrorata  Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Diomedeidae Family
90 cm Length
Pelagic, rocky shoreline & coastal water. Nesting on subantarctic grassland. Breeding in the Galápagos archipelago main site is on Espańola Island but possibly on Genovesa Island and Isla de la Plata. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, squid.. Food  
3932 - TSN: 562021 World Number
Critically Endangered Status

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Waved Albatross Scott Olmstead Espanola, Galapagos Ecuador calls & bill clattering XC24276

Czech: Albatros galapážský
Danish: Galapagosalbatros
German: Galapagosalbatros, Galapagos-Albatros
English: Galapagos Albatross, Waved Albatross
Spanish: Albatros de Galápagos, Albatros de las Galápagos, Albatros Ondulado
Spanish (Colombia): Albatros de Galápagos
Estonian: galápagose albatross
Finnish: Galapagosinalbatrossi
French: Albatros des Galapagos
Italian: Albatro marezzato, Albatro ondulato, Albatros delle Galapagos, delle Galapagos
Japanese: garapagosuahoudori
Japanese: ガラパゴスアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea irrorata, Phoebastria irrorata
Dutch: Galápagosalbatros
Norwegian: Galapagosalbatross
Polish: albatros galapagoski
Russian: волнистый альбатрос, Галапагосский альбатрос
Slovak: Albatros tenkozobý, albatros tropický
Swedish: Galapagosalbatross
Chinese: 加岛信天翁
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