Black-footed Albatross

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Black-footed Albatross
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Austrodyptornithes
Order: Procellariiformes
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Species: P. nigripes
Binomial name
Phoebastria nigripes
(Audubon 1839)[2]
Synonyms

Diomedea nigripes[3]

The Black-footed Albatross, Phoebastria nigripes, is a large seabird from the North Pacific of the albatross family Diomedeidae. It is one of three species of albatross that range in the northern hemisphere, nesting on isolated tropical islands. Unlike many albatrosses, it is dark plumaged.

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008). Phoebastria nigripes. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 Mar 2009.
  2. ^ Brands, Sheila (August 14, 2008). "Systema Naturae 2000 / Classification - Diomedea subg. Phoebastria -". Project: The Taxonomicon. Retrieved 22 Feb 2009.
  3. ^ American Ornithologists' Union (1998) [1983]. "Procellariiformes: Diomedeidae: Albatrosses". Check-list of North American Birds (PDF) (7th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Ornithologists' Union . pp. 11–12 . ISBN 1-891276-00-X. {{cite book}}: Cite has empty unknown parameter: |month= (help)

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