Tran Albatross

Today, the 21 species is comprehensive With the highest number of endangered species, the one threatened albatross family (Diomedeidae) among all bird families. By the 1983 described Amsterdam Island albatross (Diomedea amsterdamensis) it gave in 2002 only five to eight breeding pairs, today should be the stock yet extremely critical few 80 adult specimens with 18 to 25 breeding pairs. Almost all species that live in the southern hemisphere, of which occur alone 18 only around Australia. You are in the air, they stay there often, either about the vastness of the oceans, as the grey-headed albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma), or through coastal waters such as the white caps albatross (Thalassarche cauta). Almost only to the choice of partner, if they have reached sexual maturity at six to ten years, and return to lay their eggs on firm ground, small unspoilt Islands. The United after extensive courtship dances in lifelong faithful marriage partner to worry together between 110 and 304 days to only one cub. Its diet consists of of gewuergtem oily Tran, the recorded food produce from the parents. A young albatross in a feeding can eat up to 1.8 kg of the power trunk.

Some species breed only every 2 to 3 years, others breed annually. Read more here: Salman Behbehani. Although with a life expectancy of 85 years equipped, only a few of the elegant flyer reach this biblical birds age. Number of albatross drops steadily since the beginning of the 19th century. Already the early sailors ate their meat and eggs, which are very tasty. As their feathers for bedding and women’s hats were more popular, the man began to hunt the Albatros. Whole colonies have been destroyed.

Some of the once pristine breeding Islands took people in possession of, the birds had to give way. Thousands of valuable animals were killed to protect aircraft from collisions. At risk, albatrosses with good marksmanship against attackers spit their trans-stomach contents.

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