Waved Albatross

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Waved Albatross, Galapagos


The Wabed albatross is acritically endangered albatross, with the majority of the species breeding in the Galapagos Islands. This species in easily recognizable with its large wingspan and vivid yellow beak. This species typically feed at night, hunting for squid that are found near the surface. They also steal prey from booby species

Fun Fact

Waved albatrosses are monogamous, with pair-bonds often lasting for life. *The albatross displays a fascinating courtship ritual involving bill circling and clacking, and bowing.