Wildlife numbers plunge by 50% since 1970 – in pictures
Jennifer Spry's Birding Blog: September 2013
Short-tailed Shearwater, Australia
Albatros - Albatros y petreles, son arrastrados a la muerte - más de 100.000 cada año.
Laysan albatross in flight, Phoebastria immutabilis, Hawaiian Leeward Islands
Waved Albatross (Phoebastria irrorata), also known as Galapagos Albatross, is the only member of the Diomedeidae family located in the tropics. When they forage, the Waved Albatross follow straight paths to a single site off the coast of Peru, about 620 miles distant to the east. During the non-breeding season, these birds reside primarily in the areas of the Ecuador and Peruvian coasts.
Nature Blows My Mind! The 6 Longest Bird Migrations
Short-tailed Shearwater (27,000 miles migration) Travels the Pacific every year, moving from breeding grounds in Australia in the austral winter up to the Aleutian Islands and Kamchatka in the far north, then traveling back down the western coast of North America before crossing over to Australia to begin its next breeding season.