Northern Royal Albatross
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Head-on shot of a Northern Royal Albatross, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
Locking tendons on its back reduce muscle stress during the Northern Royal Albatross's cross-pacific flights
On wings stretching 3 meters(10ft) across, an adult Northern Royal Albatross soars at Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
Northern Royal Albatross, near a breeding colony at Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
Northern Royal Albatross soar effortlessly on wind currents, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
Roughly 25 pairs of Northern Royal Albatross nest nearby at Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
The Northern Royal Albatross, designated an Endangered Species by the UICN, near Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
Adult Northern Royal Albatross skims the water at Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand
The Northern Royal Albatross covers a range of over 64million square km, frequently circumnavigating the South Pole