Northern royal albatross adult and chick
Image: DOC


Welcome to Royal cam - streaming live from our northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin.


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The web cam royal albatross chick hatched on 28 January 2017.

The chick's parents are usually out at sea, taking turns to return and feed the chick. Its father has blue-black (BK) colour bands and mother has red-blue-black colour bands (RBK).

The chick will fly away around September when it's about 8 months old.

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