New Zealand or Gibson's Albatross (Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni, Diomedeidae: Albatrosses) Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand
The New Zealand or Gibson's Albatross is a member of the Wandering Albatross 'group'. It mainly breeds on New Zealand's Antipodes islands with a few pairs on Campbell Island and recently attempted breeding on the Chatham Islands. Filmed at Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island; a special place to see pelagic seabirds. Slightly smaller than Royal albatrosses. Filmed scrapping for food with Northern Giant Petrels see vimeo.com/150082299. Also see vimeo.com/147215815 for the pelagic experience.