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Definition of the noun Albatrosses

What does Albatrosses mean as a name of something?

  1. Albatrosses is the vernacular name of the Diomedeidae, a family of Procellariiformes.
  2. Albatrosses is the vernacular name of the Diomedea, a genus of Diomedeidae.


"Albatrosses" is a book by W. L. N. Tickell.

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Google previewTop 100 Birding Sites of the World (2008)

by Dominic Couzens

Above: Waved Albatrosses is a Galapagos speciality - the species breeds on Espanola, S Right: one of two gulls endemic to the Galapagos (the other is the Lava Gull), the elegant Swallow-tailed Gull feeds almost exclusively by night. 216 .

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Albatrosses are large ocean birds with very long, narrow wings. They can fly long distances with little effort. They The wings of a black-browed albatross can measure more than 7 feet (2.1 meters) from tip to tip. glide gracefully for hours, even ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Many seabirds are A pair of wandering albatrosses, Diomedea exulans, extends its wings during display. This species' wingspan ...

Google previewThe Antarctic Dictionary (2000)

A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince

The southern albatrosses breed mainly on the subantarctic islands. The best- known albatross is the wandering albatross. but many others occur in the Antarctic and subantarctic ā€” the black- browed. grey-headed. Salvin's. shy. (light -mantled) ...

Google previewNational Geographic Animal Encyclopedia (2012)

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy H. Spelman

E ALBATROSSES, PELICANS, AND RELATIVES ' Lā€”_.. ' ish-both freshwater and marine-are central to the diets oi many birds. especially those that rarely stray tar irom open BULLER'S waters These include ocean birds that spend very little ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Albatrosses are among the most exclusively pelagic birds known. They occur on nearly all parts of the ocean, except the north Atlantic , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

sheep, swine Cattle, humans, sheep, swine Cattle, humans, sheep, swine Gray -headed albatrosses, black-browed albatrosses, gentoo penguins Cats, swine, canines, humans Dogs, cats, poultry, humans Black-headed gulls Rossi et al.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Macaroni Penguins, Black-browed Albatrosses, Wandering Albatrosses, and Southern Giant Petrels are some of the more common seabirds. The endemic South Georgia Pipit is the Antarctic's only songbird. Other birds unique to the islands ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

,a unified system for describingtheplumage ofthe great albatrosses. Knownas the 'Gibson Plumage Index'(GPI) or ...

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Albatrosses Feeding

Port Fairy. Victoria.

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Small photo of Emperor Albatross New Zealand,Largest of all albatrosses this magnificent bird spends more than 85% of the time at sea with a wing span up to three meters.Small photo of Pair of wandering albatrosses on the nest, socializing, with snowy mountains and light blue ocean in the background, South Georgia Island, Antarctica More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3A1T1R1O1S1S1E1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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