Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) nesting
West Point Island. Off west coast of West Falkland. FALKLAND ISLANDS.
They return to the same nest annually. The nest is a a solid pillar up to 50cm high of mud and guano with some grass and seaweed incorporated. A single egg is laid in October and juveniles fledge between mid March and April. They have a circumpolar range betweeen 65 S and 20 south and breed on Subantarctic Islands, Including South Georgia and islands off southern South America. In the Falklands they are also found on Beauchene, Saunders, Keppel Island, the Jasons and New Island.
LISTED AS ENDANGERED