Albatross Nest

Dunedin, New Zealand

You are watching a live broadcast of Albatross Nesting(aka RoyalCam). This live stream is located at the northern royal albatross colony in Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, in New Zealand. Dunedin is in southeastern New Zealand. This cam runs 24/7 during the breeding season. For more information or to make a donation please visit doc.govt.nz

Incubation (by both male and female) is 64-65 days. For 2-3 weeks after the egg hatches, one parent will stay with the young while the other forages for food. The baby Albatross is fed by regurgitation from both parents. Timeframe from hatching to departure from island is about 165 days. Timeframe from the start of incubation to fledge is about 230 days.

2018/2019 nest information. 1 egg hatched on 01/24/2019

2019/2020 OGK (banded Orange, Green, Black) a 21 year old male and YRK (banded Yellow, Red, Black) and 25 year old female. YRK laid the egg on 11-14-2019

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Foothills_PNW
Foothills_PNW(@foothills_pnw)
21 days ago

💐 Queen Elizabeth May She Rest In Peace and be remembered

Www
Www(@www)
17 days ago
Reply to  Foothills_PNW

She will be remembered all over the world. RIP, Queen Elizabeth!🌹👑🥀

julie
julie(@julie-2)
26 days ago

Seems QT has fledged yesterday 8/4/22
Safe travels out on the water say Hi to Tiaki for us😍

Last edited 26 days ago by julie
julie
julie(@julie-2)
26 days ago

sitting up higher from the nest

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julie
julie(@julie-2)
1 month ago

Yrk has come to feed QT happened I think yesterday? from Lady Hawk video

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julie
julie(@julie-2)
1 month ago

walking back home😀

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