Title: #Royalcam live stream
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Duration: 4:56:32 Published: 3 months ago Author: channel
Description: Welcome to Royal cam - streaming live from our northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin. A young albatross pair are currently taking turns on the nest, keeping their egg warm. Look for their colour bands - the male bird has blue-black (BK) colour bands and the female has red-blue-black (RBK).
Go to www.doc.govt.nz/royalcam to watch highlights, leave a comment, or ask questions. DOC ranger Lyndon Perriman will be on hand to answer your questions.
DOC staff are present daily, monitoring this nest and over 20 others found on Taiaroa Head/Pukekura this season.
Northern royal albatross or toroa, have been nesting at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head since 1938, and the colony is now over 100 individual birds. They are one of the largest seabirds, with a wingspan of three metres!