Big Wings

on August 2, 2022

This week, we are heading to the seashore and the open ocean, looking for sea birds.

Albatross and Chick

Albatross and Chick, Liam Quinn from Canada, via Wikimedia Commons

Learn more about albatross as Professor Barry Mins studies kinds that may have been on the Ark.

  1. These sea birds are so well known that they were featured in "The Rime of the Ancient _______."
  2. This week’s kind is a seabird that is at home nearly _________.
  3. These birds live along the ________ and the open ocean.
  4. One albatross was observed flying at speeds of around _______ miles per hour.
  5. These birds can fly for extended periods of ____ with little to no rest.
  6. One species in this kind has the largest wingspan of all birds, at over ______ feet across.
  7. They tend to prefer ____, although some like cephalopods.
  8. These seabirds spend most of their life soaring over the open _____.
  9. When these birds nest, many of them nest in large ________.
  10. This week’s kind is the _________.

Word Bank

  • Albatross
  • Colonies
  • Fish
  • Mariner
  • Ocean
  • Seashore
  • Seventy
  • Time
  • Twelve
  • Worldwide
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