This is a story that gets re-told every year, but it's happening again. The Laysan Albatross Wisdom has returned to Midway Atoll aged 73. First ringed in 1956, she has outlived the person who ringed her. Reading elsewhere, it's suspected that she's raised up to 36 chicks in her lifetime.
A Laysan Albatross known as 'Wisdom' is the world's oldest known bird, aged at least 73. She has returned to her nest at Midway Atoll for the 2023-24 breeding season.