Barry Baker and Katrina Jensz (Latitude 42 Environmental Consultants Pty Ltd) have produced a report on Southern Royal Albatrosses Diomedea epomophora (an endemic New Zealand seabird species) breeding on Enderby Island in the Auckland Island Group in January 2013. Both aerial photographic and ground counting techniques were utilized to estimate a breeding population of a little over 50 pairs, with a close match between the two methods.
Southern Royal Albatross, photographed by Aleks Terauds
With thanks to Barry Baker for information.
Baker, G.B. & Jensz, K. 2013. Southern Royal Albatross at Enderby Island — Analysis of Aerial Photographs. Final Report Prepared for Department of Conservation. Wellington: Department of Conservation. 10 pp.
J. Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 7 August 2013