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Albatross, Laysan bird pictures


Albatross, Laysan bird picturesLAYSAN ALBATROSS
85.1. Diomedea immutabilis. 32 inches.

These birds are white with the exception of the back, wings and tail, which are black; bill and feet yellow.

Nest. - Their single white egg is laid upon the ground or rocks (4.00 x 2.35).

Range. - This species breeds in large numbers on the island from which it takes its name - Layson Island, of the Hawaiian Group-appearing rarely off the coast of California.