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Red-billed gulls – trouble or treasure?

Red-billed gulls – trouble or treasure? Dunedin is a hot spot for seabirds, and home to a rapid increase in red-billed gulls. This trend reflects an increase throughout Otago but is in marked contrast to a national decline. The pattern of urban nesting is unique in NZ but common overseas. In Otago, the close proximity…

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March 27, 2022

Golden Anniversary

Golden Anniversary @ Albatross Centre 50 years ago, Flares, Flower Children and happy hippies would have greeted visitors to the Royal Albatross Centre.  February 23rd 2022 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first albatross tour at what has now become a World Class Visitor Attraction.  The Otago Peninsula Trust have not let the red light stop their…

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February 22, 2022

Online Programmes

Online Education – Zoom Programmes We have a range of programmes for all school ages which cover behaviour, adaptations, human impact, conservation science and more. A is for Albatross is aimed at Year 1-3 students and talks about the features of birds and how they are adapted to life at sea. We cover the lifecycle of…

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February 20, 2022