A project of Albatross Conservation Collaborative.
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Movements of a Black-footed Albatross equipped with a satellite-linked transmitter programmed to operate on a 60-second repetition rate for 6 hours (noon - 6 pm, California time) every day. Only good quality locations (classes 1, 2, 3) are shown as connected filled circles, with the color indicating the timing of the location. Poor quality locations (classes 0 and A) are shown as black dots.
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Species: Black-footed Albatross
Life Stage: Plumage Class 2+
Release Date: 2007-07-11 19:08:00
Release Location: Cordell Bank
Last Location: 2007-08-21 22:05:19
This bird is named "Sula" after sula sgeir, a rock off the northern coast of Scotland where a Black-browed Albatross was unusually sighted one grey May day.