July 2011
View the 2010 results from a demography and distribution study of Buller's albatross at the Snares Islands.


This report describes work that aimed to:

  1. To build upon the comprehensive demographic database for Buller’s albatrosses at The Snares, and
  2. To determine the at-sea distribution of Buller’s albatrosses over periods for which data are currently lacking.

The Snares were visited from 8 to 15 April 2010 and field work centred on obtaining further information regarding the population dynamics of Buller’s albatross, particularly population size, adult survival, breeding frequency, and recruitment. 

Publication information

Authors: Paul Sagar, Leigh Torres and David Thompson

A report prepared by the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Limited for the Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand.


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