Story: Albatrosses

Buller’s albatross in Sydney

Buller’s albatross in Sydney

This photograph of a Buller’s albatross against the Sydney skyline illustrates that New Zealand albatrosses travel well beyond territorial waters to feed. International agreements are important for the protection of seabirds in all waters.

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Paul Sagar, 'Albatrosses - Feeding and foraging', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Paul Sagar, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015