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Visitors enjoy the spectacle, of the enormous breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross colony on Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands.  This is the largest breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses in the world, numbering in the hundreds of thousands of breeding pairs.  The albatrosses lay eggs in September and October, and tend a single chick that will fledge in about 120 days, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross colony on Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands.  This is the largest breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses in the world, numbering in the hundreds of thousands of breeding pairs.  The albatrosses lay eggs in September and October, and tend a single chick that will fledge in about 120 days, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguins leap ashore, onto slippery rocks as they emerge from the ocean after foraging at sea for food, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Straited caracara, a bird of prey found throughout the Falkland Islands.  The striated caracara is an opportunistic feeder, often scavenging for carrion but also known to attack weak or injured birds, Phalcoboenus australis, Steeple Jason Island Gentoo penguin defends its dead chick (right), from the striated caracara (left) that has just killed it.  The penguin continued to defend its lifeless chick for hours, in spite of the futulity and inevitabliityof the final result.  Striated caracaras eventually took possession of the dead chick and fed upon it, Phalcoboenus australis, Pygoscelis papua, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross, Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross colony on Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands.  This is the largest breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses in the world, numbering in the hundreds of thousands of breeding pairs.  The albatrosses lay eggs in September and October, and tend a single chick that will fledge in about 120 days, Thalassarche melanophrys Visitors enjoy the spectacle, of the enormous breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross colony on Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands.  This is the largest breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses in the world, numbering in the hundreds of thousands of breeding pairs.  The albatrosses lay eggs in September and October, and tend a single chick that will fledge in about 120 days, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, Steeple Jason Island.  The black-browed albatross is a medium-sized seabird at 31-37" long with a 79-94" wingspan and an average weight of 6.4-10 lb. They have a natural lifespan exceeding 70 years. They breed on remote oceanic islands and are circumpolar, ranging throughout the Southern Oceanic, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross chick on its nest, Steeple Jason Island breeding colony.  The single egg is laid in September or October.  Incubation takes 68 to 71 days, after which the chick is tended alternately by both adults until it fledges about 120 days later, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, adult and chick, at the enormous colony on Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands.  This is the largest breeding colony of black-browed albatrosses in the world, numbering in the hundreds of thousands of breeding pairs.  The albatrosses lay eggs in September and October, and tend a single chick that will fledge in about 120 days, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross, in flight over the ocean.  The wingspan of the black-browed albatross can reach 10', it can weigh up to 10 lbs and live for as many as 70 years, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross soaring in the air, near the breeding colony at Steeple Jason Island, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, against a blue sky.  Black-browed albatrosses have a wingspan reaching up to 8', weigh up to 10 lbs and can live 70 years.  They roam the open ocean for food and return to remote islands for mating and rearing their chicks, Thalassarche melanophrys, Steeple Jason Island Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross in flight, over the enormous colony at Steeple Jason Island in the Falklands, Thalassarche melanophrys Steeple Jason Island   more ...

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