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  Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis)





Laysan Albatross | Phoebastria immutabilis photo
A Laysan Albatross on nest.

Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Laysan Albatross | Phoebastria immutabilis photo
Laysan Alabtrosses performing breeding dance on Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Image by Duncan Wright - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Laysan Albatross | Phoebastria immutabilis photo
Adult and nearly fledged chick of the Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis. Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals

Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

LAYSAN ALBATROSS FACTS

distribution map showing range of Phoebastria immutabilis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Diomedeidae
Genus:Phoebastria
Species:immutabilis
Common Name:Laysan Albatross