black-footed albatross(redirected from Phoebastria nigripes)
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An albatross (Diomedea nigripes) of the northern Pacific Ocean having brownish-black plumage, black feet and legs, and some white around the beak and eyes.
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|Noun||1.||black-footed albatross - a variety of albatross with black feet|
mollymawk, albatross - large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
genus Diomedea - type of the Diomedeidae
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