Black-Browed Albatross
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Black-Browed Albatross

June 22, 2010
Black-Browed Albatross Black-Browed Albatross are the most common species of albatross, with a world population of over half a million breeding pairs. It is an endangered species on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Red List, but is the most widespread and common albatross. They will feed aggressively around fishing boats for scraps of food, and are especially vulnerable to begin caught on baited hooks of longliners. Photo taken off Stewart Island, New Zealand. (Date of Image: May 2001)

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