Albatrosses Sentence Examples
There is also a small export by the natives of the flesh of young albatrosses and other sea-birds, boiled down and cured, for the Maoris of New Zealand, by whom it is reckoned a delicacy.
The sea-birds include a great variety of gulls, guillemots, cormorants, albatrosses (four species), fulmars and petrels, and in the Gulf of St Lawrence the gannet is very abundant.
Covered with snow for the greater part of the year, and growing nothing but lichens, mosses and some scanty grass, the South Shetlands are of interest almost solely as a haunt of seals, albatrosses, penguins and other sea-fowl.
Longline fishing for southern bluefin tuna also affects wandering albatrosses breeding on the Crozet Islands in the southern Indian Ocean.
The island has the largest known colony of waved albatrosses, magnificent birds of enormous wing span.Advertisement
Within minutes the first Black-browed albatrosses are whizzing past, often within meters of the boat.
We will also try to make landings at Nightingale Island where millions of seabirds ranging from Yellow-nosed albatrosses to Brown Noddies reside.
We have albatrosses breeding all over the island too - wandering albatrosses with a wingspan of 2.5 meters !
This substance is to be distinguished from the black " fulminating 1 A name misapplied in the southern hemisphere to Diomedea naelanophrys, one of the albatrosses.