Royal albatross

Image: Tui De Roy | ©

Introduction

Watch videos, read blog posts by our staff, and check out the latest news articles about albatross and our work with these birds.

Albatross in the news

Blog posts

All Conservation Blog posts about albatross
DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.

Albatross videos

Meet the Locals: albatross
This video takes us to the only mainland albatross breeding colony in the southern hemisphere.

Mark Cawardine's New Zealand wildlife tour
In this video Mark meets the yellow-eyed penguin near Dunedin, the tuatara in Invercargill, the albatross, robin, saddleback and kiwi on Stewart Island, and reminisces about his good friend Sirocco the kākāpō.

Taiaroa Head seabirds video
Visit shags, shearwaters, penguins and spoonbills in this Meet the Locals video.

Meet the Locals: northern royal albatross
At the end of the Otago Peninsula lies the tiny outpost of Taiaroa Head, here you'll find the one of world's largest seabirds, the Northern royal albatross.

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