Standing a metre tall, an Antipodean albatross chick at barely eight months old is one big baby. Every hour or so, this hatchling stretches and beats its wings, feeling the wind and building the flight muscles that will one day hold it aloft for months on end.

Episodes From This Location

Colonise with the colony

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Fly over the Bounty Islands

1 minute / 2022

Count penguins by drone

1 minute / 2022

Frolic with fur seals

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Join the penguin parade

1 minute / 2022

Catch a penguin

1 minute / 2022

Air traffic

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Nest with the petrels

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Drop anchor in Anchorage Bay

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Learning to fly

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