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Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos
2012-12-27 15:26:00

The Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross is a member of the albatross family. It is a large sea bird sometimes called a “mollymawk”. It was once thought to be conspecific with the Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross and known as the Yellow-nosed Albatross. Some of the authorities still believe that species are the same, such as Jeff Clements and the SACC, which sees that a proposal is needed. A...

Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta
2012-04-02 15:43:49

The Shy Albatross, (Thalassarche cauta), also known as the Shy Mollymawk, is a species of albatross found off the coast of Australia and New Zealand’s sub-Antarctic islands. Its range extends across much of the Southern Ocean. It is also known as the White-capped Albatross in some areas. This species at one time was considered to be the same species as Salvin’s Albatross and the Chatham...

Grey-headed Albatross
2006-08-09 14:55:34

The Grey-headed Albatross, Thalassarche chrysostoma, also known as the Grey-headed Mollymawk, is a large seabird from the albatross family. Its name derives from its ashy gray head, neck and throat, while the back, wings and tail are black, and the underwing and belly are white. The bill is black with yellow ridges and an orange tip. Grey-headed Albatrosses nest in colonies on several islands...

Black-browed Albatross
2006-08-09 14:53:32

The Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophris, is a large seabird of the albatross family Diomedeidae. The subspecies, T. m. melanophris, breeds in the Cape Horn area, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. The subspecies, (T. m. impavida), breeds on Campbell Island. It can also be seen off the eastern American coastline. It is the most likely albatross to be found in the North...

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.