Laysan Albatross

Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis

Common around E Japan. Unknown (vagrant?) Sea of Japan side. Population increase mid-autumn to early summer around E Honshu, and summer around Hokkaido.

Breeding sites are confirmed on Mukojima Is, Bonin Is; 20 pairs.

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Fig. 2. Same bird as Fig. 1.
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Fig. 6. May 16 2020. Off Shiriya-zaki, Aomori Pref. Adult.
Fig. 7. May 16 2020. Off Shiriya-zaki, Aomori Pref. Adult. Same bird as Fig. 6.
Fig. 8. Juvenile. Off Tomakomai, Hokkaido. 23 Aug 2019.
Fig. 9. Juvenile. Same bird as Fig. 8. Off Tomakomai, Hokkaido. 23 Aug 2019.
Fig. 10. Juvenile. Off Miyako, Iwate. 31 Aug 2019.
Fig. 11. Juvenile. Same bird as Fig. 10. Off Miyako, Iwate. 31 Aug 2019.
Fig. 12. Juvenile. May 16 2020. Off Shiriya-zaki. Aomori Pref.