This Albatross was just one of about 4 or 5 that was swooping around, whilst I was out on the bay in Kaikoura New Zealand.
I thought I would give this group of photo’s some space on RB, as the Albatross are becomming one of the most endangered species on the planet. Long line baited hooks from fishing vessels are the main cause and have a lot to answer for…..
So if you have the time, please check out the following web site. Click here
Any sales from the Albatross Group of photo’s, will be donated to " Save The Albatross " Fund.

Taken with a Panasonic Lumix FZ30 Point & Shoot Camera.


I live at Riddells Creek in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria, and have been involved in Horticulture all my life.
I play Blues Harmonica and Bodhran’ in my spare time, as well as getting involved with Genealogy and Medieval History,
I have also been acting for 40 years and was lucky to be cast as a judge in the movie “Stricly Ballroon”…
But my camera is my passion.

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  • Trace Lowe
    Trace Loweabout 7 years ago

    Very Cool!

  • Susan Zohn
    Susan Zohnabout 7 years ago

    Just perfect. Love it Larry.

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 7 years ago

    Perfect capture. Well done!

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpabout 5 years ago

  • Way to go…
    Thanks Marie.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieabout 5 years ago

    congradulations on your feature

  • Thanks Gabbie.
    My images sure are on a roll this month.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Sheila Laurens
    Sheila Laurensabout 5 years ago

    Congratulations on your well deserved feature in Alphabet Soup ~ Sheila

  • Thanks Sheila.
    Much appreciated.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Betsy  Seeton
    Betsy Seetonover 4 years ago

    Fantastic! Would LOVE to see one of these beautiful birds. Superb capture!

  • It’s very sad to know what is happening to them.
    This chance I had of taking these images was a blessing in disguise…

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • Thanks Lorilee.
    I’m happy that you enjoyed this images, as I just wanted to bring there plight into the open.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Betsy  Seeton
    Betsy Seetonover 4 years ago

    I’m going to put a page on my website featuring the organization that you referred to. The more attention to the plight of these magnificent creatures the better. Thank you for the information …

  • That is fantastic news my friend.
    I really appreciate what you do, as at the rate they are dying they will soon become extinct like everything else on this planet.
    Take care and best of luck with your images.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Kymie
    Kymieover 4 years ago

    Soooo taking my 100-400mm lense with me now. Hopefully I might capture one of these birds when I’m there – fantastic photo :-)))) gorgeous bird

  • What made it easy for me to capture the birds was, going out on the bay when I was in Kaikoura on the Sth Island, and you go on the Albatross Tour. They get the birds to land on the water by hanging a long rope out over the boat with a large piece of ham on the end.
    About 8 or 9 different breeds of birds land all at the same time.
    You can take a Tele-lens but on this occasion I didn’t need to worry about that sort of thing as the zoom on mine is x12.
    And if you go you must stay where we stayed, you will love it..
    Click here

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

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