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Albatross

Oldest Mother in the World: 62+ Year Old Albatross

At age 62+, Wisdom, the Midway Albatross returned to Midway Island in Decmeber, 2011, and laid a new egg. The chick is expected to hatch by the end of January. First banded by ornithologist Chandler Robbins in 1956, Wisdom has … Continue reading

10. January 2013 by Darcy Pattison
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Albatross + Math = Flight Patterns

A group of European scientists have tracked the flight patterns of albatrosses and discovered that they flight paths look like mathematical fractals. Using GPS devices on 88 birds, they could track the movements of these great endangered birds as they … Continue reading

25. May 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Creative Coloring Pages: Albatross, Seabird, Tsunami

Wildlife Artist Encourages Student Art with Creative Coloring Pages Download the pdf Wildlife artist, Kitty Harvill is offering a series of black and white, printable creative coloring pages for students. As the artist for Wisdom, the Midway Albatross: Surviving the … Continue reading

10. April 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Drawings for Draw a Bird Day

Here’s some of the drawings I’ve received for DRAW A BIRD DAY. See more at the Pinterest site.

09. April 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Draw a Bird Day Coloring Pages

Wildlife Artist Encourages Student Art on Draw a Bird Day, April 8, with Creative Coloring Pages Download the pdf Share on Pinterest (Please upload your student pictures, then email the location to darcy@darcypattison.com. We will PIN all submissions to this … Continue reading

26. March 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Albatross Videos

Here is a collection of videos showing the Laysan albatross. From an upcoming video by Chris Jordan about Midway Atoll. If you can’t see the albatross video, click here. Mating dance and call. If you can’t see this albatross video, … Continue reading

15. February 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Save the Albatross: Conservation Organizations Worldwide

Organizations Worldwide That are Dedicated to Conservation of Albatrosses and Other Seabirds Those of us who work to save albatrosses do not do it only for their immediate survival, we do it so our children, and their children, can live … Continue reading

16. January 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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Albatross Pictures

DANGERS FACED BY ALBATROSS For more on the problem of plastic pollution, see some videos here. WISDOM HISTORIC PHOTOS Public Domain Images of Albatrosses If you click on the photo, you will be taken to the original listing of the … Continue reading

11. December 2011 by Darcy Pattison
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Oldest Bird in the World

Wisdom, the Laysan albatross, is the oldest known wild bird in the world. This albatross lives in Midway Atoll, which is part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. WISDOM BANDED All banding was on Sand Island, Midway Atoll. December 10, … Continue reading

28. November 2011 by Darcy Pattison
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Albatross

FACTS ABOUT ALBATROSSES The albatross is a family of large seabirds which live in the in the Southern Ocean and the Northern Pacific. They are not present in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Most agree there are 22 species of albatrosses … Continue reading

26. November 2011 by Darcy Pattison
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