Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes

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Adult

Large seabird with long, narrow wings. Mostly dark except for a white ring around its long, thick bill. The amount of white around the bill varies from a thin ring to a wide band around face.

Adult

Large seabird with a long, thick bill. Feeds on the surface of the water.

Adult

Large seabird with long, narrow wings. Flies low over the surface of the water with stiff wings.

Adult

Large, dark seabird with a long, thick bill. Wanders widely across the northern Pacific for most of the year, and is regularly seen off the west coast of North America.

Adult

Large, bulky seabird with long, narrow wings. The amount of white around the bill and on the rump varies with age and feather wear.

Recommended Citation

Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/bkfalb