Shy Albatross


The native Tasmanian sea bird is currently listed as vulnerable under the Threatened Species Protection Act.  This is why a prominent scientist wants Tasmanian’s to get to know the shy albatross better.

Spreading awareness of Tasmania’s vulnerable species , the shy albatross, is the key to keeping the species alive, a prominent scientist says.

“There’s been a general decline in breeding success, for every pair that lays an egg it’s getting increasingly less likely that they’ll have a surviving chick at the end of the year,” she said.