Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Get out and vote! BirdLife International holds the first Albatross World Cup to mark World Albatross Day on 19 June

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Will the Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross be crowned the eventual winner?
Artwork by Lenina Villela, Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature

BirdLife International’s Marine Programme kicked off its World Albatross Day 2021 celebrations yesterday with the very first Albatross World Cup.

“Scientists, conservationists and organisations from across the globe will be campaigning for different species.  From the 8th of June you will be able to vote for your favourite albatross species on Twitter and Instagram”.

Albatross World Cup Round 1

Albatross World Cup Round 2

Artwork by Lenina Villela, Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature

With thanks to Stephanie Prince, High Seas Programme Manager, BirdLife International Marine Programme and Lenina Villela, Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature. (ABUN).

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 09 June 2021