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Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes



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Further resources

Additional information is available on the distribution of this species from the Seabird Tracking Database

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Search for photos, videos and sounds of this species in the Internet Bird Collection.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Phoebastria nigripes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019.