The secret to the albatross sustained flight: staying crosswind at all times

The bird can effortlessly travel up to 500 miles in a single day just by occasionally flapping its formidable wings.

65 year-old albatross, world’s oldest bird, just hatched another chick

Wisdom, the 65-year old albatross from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is breaking record after record.

62 year old albastross, tracked since 1956 by USGS, gives birth to a healthy chick

Her name is Wisdom, and she’s absolutely awesome! She’s the world’s oldest known living wild bird, at 62, and she produced a healthy living chick, surprising the entire world. It’s remarkable enough that she reached this age, with the lifespan for the typical albatross being somewhere between 30 and 40 years, but giving birth, and to a healthy offspring… that’s