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Cornell University - World’s largest natural sound archive now fully...

Cornell University - World’s largest natural sound archive now fully...

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Ground Nest Placement Females place their nests on sparsely vegetated ground, typically close to a small shrub if available. Nest Description On sandy islands such as Midway and Laysan, the female lies in the sand and scrapes out a hollow with her feet. Clutch Size 1-1 eggs Incubation Period 62-66 days Nestling Period 165-165 days Egg Description Creamy white with brown spotting. Condition at Hatching Covered in gray-white down giving a salt-and-pepper appearance; eyes are open; weighing about 7 ounces. Fish Food Laysan Albatrosses eat mainly squid as well as fish eggs, crustaceans, floating carrion, and some discards from fishing boats. Laysan Albatrosses make a variety of whining, squeaking, grunting, and moaning calls on the breeding grounds, particularly during courtship.more sounds See full Species Info at All About Birds About the Albatrosses In 2016, the Albatross Cam moved to a different property featuring four nests on camera (two fertile, two infertile), and a fifth just out of view.

Birding Spots in Metro Vancouver Area | Nature Vancouver The Vancouver Bird Checklist area includes Metro Vancouver and Vicinity from the International Boundary (but including Point Roberts, Washington) North to 49° 35' N (including Furry Creek) West to the middle of the Strait of Georgia and Howe Sound (including Bowen Island) East to 122° 33' W (Bradner Road or 288th St.) in (Abbotsford and Maple Ridge), but including all of Golden Ears Provincial Park. 2013 Vancouver Area Checklist (right click and save or click to open) The Google map of the Vancouver Bird Checklist area has the descriptions of various birding spots in and around Metro Vancouver Area. View Larger Map Important Birding Spots in Metro Area Updated 19 October 2009 The information below was summarized by Eric Greenwood and Wayne Weber from The Birder's Guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, published in 2001 by the Vancouver Natural History Society and Whitecap Books. (2) , : From the west side of , drive west on , or to the Point Grey Peninsula. (31) B.C.

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