Flying birds photo gallery

Black-browed albatross

Black-browed albatross bathing
Photo: Greg Hemsworth
Close up of an albatross in nest with it’s chick
Photo: Anna Lashko
Black-browed albatross alighting from the water. It has it’s wings outstretched
Photo: Tony Harris
A black-browed Albatross in full flight
Photo: Horse
Close up of an albatross chick — very fluffy and grey
Photo: Anna Lashko
Large fluffy grey chick with it’s adult mother on a grassy slope
Photo: Jaimie Cleeland
Black browed albatross chick and parent on nest
Photo: Kim Kliska
Black browed albatross chick with parent
Photo: Kim Kliska

Grey-headed albatross

Grey-headed albatross
Photo: Christo Baars
Grey-headed albatross and chick at Petrel Peak
Photo: Christo Baars
Grey-headed albatross on nest, Macquarie Island
Photo: Christo Baars
Preening grey-headed albatross, Heard Island

Light-mantled sooty albatross

Light-mantled sooty albatross on nest, Macquarie Island
Photo: Tracy Tarves
Light-mantled sooty albatross, soaring off Syowa station
Photo: Rob Bryson
Light-mantled sooty albatross soaring
Photo: Troy Metcalfe
Light-mantled sooty albatross landing at nest site
Photo: Jeremy Smith
Pair of light-mantled sooty albatrosses
Photo: Greg Stone
Sooty albatross calls out to its mate
Photo: Chris C
Courtship behaviour by light-mantled sooty albatross
Photo: Drew Lee
Light-mantled sooty albatross over Macquarie Island
Photo: S Wall

Wandering albatross

Wandering albatross in flight
Photo: Mike Double
Wandering albatross on Campbell Island
Photo: James Doube
Wandering albatross on Iles Crozet
Photo: Kerry Steinberner
Nesting wandering albatross on Iles Crozet
Photo: Kerry Steinberner
A pair of wandering albatross
Photo: Graham Robertson

Blue-eyed cormorant

Blue-eyed cormorant in flight above the station gentoo rookery
Photo: Greg Stone
Blue-eyed cormorant gathering nest material
Photo: Greg Stone
Blue-eyed shag close up of head
Photo: Dave Bone
Lonely looking chick grey in colour
Photo: Maria Tomasi

Northern giant petrel

Northern giant petrel close-up
Photo: Jeremy Smith
Giant petrel cleaning up the beach
Photo: Dave Bone
Northern Giant Petrel at the waters edge
Photo: Warwick Barnes
Northern giant petrel in the snow
Photo: Benny Bogusz
Northern giant petrel chick sitting on its nest
Photo: Dana Boyte
Recording the location of northern giant petrels
Photo: Lauren Koehler

Snow petrel

Snow petrel off Mawson.
Photo: Gary Miller
Koi-coloured snow petrel
Photo: Jim Bumak
Snow petrel
Snow petrel flying over a blue background
Photo: Chris Hill

Antarctic tern

Antarctic tern on sand
Antarctic terns
Photo: Kim Kliska
Two Antarctic terns in flight.
Photo: Kim Kliska
Antarctic terns sitting on rocks
Photo: Kim Kliska
Antarctic terns have a white underbelly, light grey upper feathers with a black band across their eyes.
Photo: Christopher Clarke