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In The News: Counting albatrosses from space

Tessa Evans posted in on May 8th, 2017.

The number of Northern Royal albatrosses living on some rocky sea-stacks near the Chatham Islands have been counted from space, the first time an entire population has been counted by satellite. The Northern Royal albatross is endemic to New Zealand, but populations have been hard to count — especially the colonies on remote, inaccessible islands. […]

#RoyalCam gets up close with nesting albatross

John Kerr posted in on January 26th, 2016.

A family of Northern royal albatross nesting on the Otago Peninsula have become internet stars thanks to a 24-7 live web cam set up by the Department of Conservation. The Department launched the #royalcam at Taiaroa Head — the world’s only mainland Albatross colony — today. The camera is trained on the nest of a […]

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