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Species: Diomedea epomophora Lesson
Sub Species: Diomedea epomophora sanfordi Murphy
Sisters and Motuhara in the Chathams; Tairoa Head, Otago Peninsula
September to September
Subantarctic seas. During breeding season seen in NZ waters from Cook Strait to East Cape. Breeds/disperses in alternate years.
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Taiaroa Head is the only mainland breeding ground of any species of albatross
Albatross Encounter, is a well established pelagic boat tour operating from the picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura
Experience Otago Harbour and beyond...........
Our private yellow-eyed penguin conservation area provides up close spectacular penguin viewing and excellent viewing of many other pelargic and land based species with small groups on the spectacular Otago Peninsula