Tag: Black-footed Albatross

Red List for Birds 2013: Number of Critically Endangered birds hits new high

The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered has reached an all-time high with the release of this year’s Red List for birds by BirdLife International. White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi, a secretive and unobtrusive sub-Saharan bird, is the latest species to join the growing list of those on the very edge of extinction. Destruction […]

Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Diomedeidae | [latin] Phoebastria nigripes | [authority] Audubon, 1849 | [UK] Black-footed Albatross | [FR] Albatros a pieds noirs | [DE] Schwarzfuss-Albatros | [ES] Albatros Patinegro | [NL] Zwartvoetalbatros Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Phoebastria nigripes PO n, c Genus Albatrosses are the ‘largest’ birds in terms of wingspan. Royal […]