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Class Aves
Order Procellariiformes
Family Diomedeidae

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Diomedea sp.—Wandering AlbatrossesRegional Pleistocene distribution of Diomedea sp

Sites.

Rancholabrean: Fourth and Mesa streets, San Pedro (Jefferson 1991b).

Literature. Jefferson 1991a.

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Diomedea/Phoebastria—Wandering Albatross or Phoebastria AlbatrossesRegional Pleistocene distribution of Diomedea/Phoebastria

The genus Diomedea has been subdivided into Diomedea and Phoebastria since Diomedea was recorded from the San Pedro Lumber Co. site, leaving the identification in limbo.

Sites.

Rancholabrean: San Pedro Lumber Yard (Jefferson 1991a).

Sangamon: San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a)

Literature. Jefferson 1991a.

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Phoebastria albatrus (Pallas 1769)—Short-tailed AlbatrossRegional Pleistocene distribution of Phoebastria albatrus

Sites.

Sangamon: Lincoln Ave (Howard 1936); San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a).

Mid/Late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998; Howard 1936; Jefferson 1991a.

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Phoebastria nigripes (Audubon 1839)—Black-footed AlbatrossRegional Pleistocene distribution of Phoebastria nigripes

Phoebastria nigripes

Fig. 1. Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes). Photograph by Dr. James P. McVey, courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Sites.

Sangamon: San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a).

Literature. Jefferson 1991a.

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Last Update: 12 Jun 2014