Short-tailed Albatross

Phoebastria albatrus - Albatros à queue courte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Diomédéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phoebastria

  • Species
    :

    albatrus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 94 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 213 à 240 cm.
  • Weight
    : 5100 à 7500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) is a species of bird in the Diomedeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Albatros à queue courte,
  • Albatros Colicorto,
  • Albatroz-de-rabo-curto,
  • Kurzschwanzalbatros,
  • rövidfarkú albatrosz,
  • Stellers Albatros,
  • Albatros codacorta,
  • Gulnackad albatross,
  • Gulhodealbatross,
  • albatros bielochrbtý,
  • albatros bělohřbetý,
  • Korthalet Albatros,
  • japaninalbatrossi,
  • albatros cuacurt,
  • albatros krótkosterny,
  • īsastes albatross,
  • Белоспинный альбатрос,
  • アホウドリ,
  • 短尾信天翁,
  • 短尾信天翁,

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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