World's Oldest Bird Returns to Wildlife Refuge

 Photo credit: KIAH WALKER/USFWS


Wisdom -- the 64-year-old Laysan albatross -- returned to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge on November 19, 2015, after a year at sea. A few days later, she was observed with her mate. Wisdom departed soon after and was next sighted incubating her egg on 11/28/15.

Learn more about Wisdom, the oldest living, banded, wild bird and see a video of the pair incubating their egg here.

Thanks to the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region.

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