Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys).
The Falkland Islands is home to around 70% of the world’s population of black-browed albatross. They spend vast amounts of their time at sea returning only to their breeding colonies on land. They can mate for life having reached maturity after seven years and can live for up to 50 years.
IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS: Near Threatened.
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