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The Waved Albatross - Phoebastria irrorat - is unique in being the largest bird in the Galapagos Islands by Eleanor Briccetti

The Waved Albatross - Phoebastria irrorat - is unique in being the largest bird in the Galapagos Islands by Eleanor Briccetti

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A drawing of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi, shows its size next to a California condor, bottom left, and a Royal albatross, bottom right. The giant bird's skeleton was discovered in 1983 near Charleston, but its first formal description was released July 7 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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A drawing of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi, shows its size next to a California condor, bottom left, and a Royal albatross, bottom right. The giant bird's skeleton was discovered in 1983 near Charleston, but its first formal description was released July 7 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Meet the Wandering Albatross. One of the world's largest flying birds, with a wingspan up to 11.5 feet.

Meet the Wandering Albatross. One of the world's largest flying birds, with a wingspan up to 11.5 feet.

When mamma says hush little baby, she is quite serious_ as demonstrated here.

When mamma says hush little baby, she is quite serious_ as demonstrated here.

The wingspans of the largest great albatrosses are the largest of any bird, exceeding 340 cm (11.2 ft). lbatross have high glide ratios, around 22:1 to 23:1, meaning that for every meter they drop, they can travel forward 22 metres.

The wingspans of the largest great albatrosses are the largest of any bird, exceeding 340 cm (11.2 ft). lbatross have high glide ratios, around 22:1 to 23:1, meaning that for every meter they drop, they can travel forward 22 metres.

Waved Albatross, by Tim Laman. Audubon Magazine. I want to see them so bad and they have an awesome courtship display :)

Waved Albatross, by Tim Laman. Audubon Magazine. I want to see them so bad and they have an awesome courtship display :)

Albatross - albatrosses and petrels, regularly grab the baited hooks on long lines. Many albatrosses are dragged to their deaths - more than 100,000 each year!

Albatross - albatrosses and petrels, regularly grab the baited hooks on long lines. Many albatrosses are dragged to their deaths - more than 100,000 each year!

Albatross - The wingspans of the largest great albatrosses are the largest of any bird, exceeding 340 cm (11.2 ft). lbatross have high glide ratios, around 22:1 to 23:1, meaning that for every meter they drop, they can travel forward 22 metres.

Albatross - The wingspans of the largest great albatrosses are the largest of any bird, exceeding 340 cm (11.2 ft). lbatross have high glide ratios, around 22:1 to 23:1, meaning that for every meter they drop, they can travel forward 22 metres.

The Chatham Albatross (Thalassarche eremita), also known as the Chatham Mollymawk or Chatham Islands Mollymawk,[4] is a medium-sized black-and-white albatross which breeds only on The Pyramid, a large rock stack in the Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

The Chatham Albatross (Thalassarche eremita), also known as the Chatham Mollymawk or Chatham Islands Mollymawk,[4] is a medium-sized black-and-white albatross which breeds only on The Pyramid, a large rock stack in the Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

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