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Albatross, Campbell Island

Albatross, Campbell Island

A southern royal albatross (Diomedea epomophora) sits on its nest amid the tussock and herbs above Perseverance Harbour. Campbell Island is a major world centre for albatrosses and most of the southern royals, which are the largest albatrosses, breed there.

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Auckland and Campbell islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)

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