These islands are home to thousands of Salvin's Albatrosses, Erect-crested Penguins, Fulmar Prions and the endemic Bounty Island Shag, the world's rarest shag.
In the afternoon, we shall depart for the Chatham Islands. On this day, there will be great opportunities to see a good selection of birdlife, including: Wandering Albatross, Northern Royal Albatross, Mottled Petrel, Soft-plumaged Petrel and Black-bellied Storm-Petrel. Other possibilities include: White-capped Albatross, Northern Giant Petrel, Cape Petrel, Antarctic Fulmar, Sooty Shearwater, Little Shearwater and Grey-backed Storm-Petrel. We shall begin to keep a sharp eye out for the Chatham Island Petrel.
At sea en route to Waitangi, Chatham Islands.