By comparison, the greatest influence on the number of albatrosses
caught would result from a doubling of rates observed by Domingo et al.
AT RISK: It's estimated 80,000 albatrosses
are killed each year by long-line fishing vessels
remain at sea for 5 to 7 years before returning to nest and raise young.
and their relatives do not appear to have particularly good eyesight, compared with other predatory birds, and their eyes may be adapted to scan movement on the horizon.
The observed distribution of genders was not significantly different from an expected 1:1 sex ratio for albatrosses
Bones in the forelimbs of the species are shorter and broader than those found in modern albatrosses
but aren't as short and broad as those in today's penguins.
Once every two years, the wandering albatrosses
return to the same lonely islands where they were born.
Because of their tameness on land, albatrosses
are also known as ''foolish gulls.
Washington, September 6 ( ANI ): Albatrosses
leverage the energy of the wind to fly with essentially no mechanical cost to themselves, very rarely flapping their wings.
RSPB CYMRU TO LAUNCH CAMPAIGN THOUSANDS of albatrosses
are being killed each year by longline fishing and trawling, RSPB Cymru warned yesterday.
RSPB Cymru wants you to save the stamps from all those festive greetings cards - and help make it a merry Christmas for albatrosses
In mid-April 2009, two subadult short-tailed albatrosses
visited Mukojima (apparently attracted by decoys, the presence of translocated chicks, and playbacks of STAL vocalizations recorded at the Torishima colony).