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Black-browed Albatross
Thalassarche melanophrys - SE Tasmania.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Diomedeidae
Genus: Thalassarche
Species: T. melanophrys
Binomial name
Thalassarche melanophrys
(Temminck 1828)[2]
Synonyms

Diomedea melanophris

Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophris (mel-an-OH-fris)[3] is a genus of albatross in the Diomedeidae family.

Other names

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Eats squids, fishes, shrimps, molluscs, smaller seabirds, ships' garbage[3].

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008). Thalassarche melanophrys. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 Feb 2009.
  2. ^ Brands, Sheila (Aug 14 2008). "Systema Naturae 2000 / Classification - Diomedea subg. Thalassogeron -". Project: The Taxonomicon. http://www.taxonomy.nl/Main/Classification/101907.htm. Retrieved 18 Feb 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. ISBN 0394466519. 

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