Albatrosses counted from space

Scientists have started counting individual birds from space.  They are using the highest-resolution satellite images available to gauge the numbers of Northern Royal albatrosses.

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Last updated on 04 May 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
New Zealand
Region: 
Oceania
South Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Prey depletion
Species: 
Diomedea sanfordi
Species group: 
Birds