17 Nov 2014

Antipodean Albatross

From Birds

The Antipodean Albatross is found on the Auckland and Antipodes Islands, and has wings that can reach 110 centimetres in length.

It varies in colour from black-and-white to chocolate brown depending on sex, age and race

In the past decade, female Antipodean albatrosses have begun spending long periods in the eastern Pacific, where they are at risk from foreign fishing fleets.

In the past decade, female Antipodean albatrosses have begun spending long periods in the eastern Pacific, where they are at risk from foreign fishing fleets. Photo: CC BY-NC 2.0 Nik Borrow / Flickr

 

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