Albatross, Black-footed bird picturesBLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS
81. Diomedea nigripes. 32 to 36 inches.
This bird is of a uniform sooty brown color shading into whitish at the base of the bill, which is rounded. It is noted for its extended flights, following vessels day after day without any apparent period of rest.
Nest. - They lay a single white egg upon the ground (4.00 x 2.40).