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World's largest colony of Black-browded Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), Falklands

World's largest colony of Black-browded Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), Falklands

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Uploaded 08 Feb 2017 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2017
From collection: Falkland Islands
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
With over a quarter of a million birds nesting above the crashing waves, Steeple Jason hosts the world's largest colony of Black-browed Albatross. The black-browed albatross , also known as the black-browed mollymawk, is a large seabird of the albatross family Diomedeidae; it is the most widespread and common member of its family.
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