Albatross Encounter, is a well established pelagic boat tour operating from the picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura
Species: Diomedea antipodensis antipodensis
Sub Species: Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni
Diomedea antipodensis antipodensis
Antipodes Island (with a few pairs on Campbell Island)
Biennially (if successful) from mid-Jan (eggs laid). Young fledge approx Dec.
Southern Ocean east to South America, and west to Australia
Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni
Breeds (biennially if successful. Jan (eggs laid) to approx Dec (young fledge)
Ranges widely through Southern Oceans (circumpolar). Also NZ coastal waters in winter.