Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Photo Essays

An occasional series of photo essays that features photographs of the 31 ACAP-listed species, along with information from and about their photographers. The style of writing and the content vary to give a personal touch.  It is hoped that the series will help inspire readers to support the conservation of the world’s threatened albatrosses and petrels.

Click on the species' name  to find the photographic essay in ACAP Latest News.


Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhychos by Christopher Jones

Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri by Karine Delord

Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma by Kim Stevens

Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis by Hob Osterlund

Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata by Jaimie Cleeland

Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi by Sharyn Broni

Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca by Stefan Schoombie

Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena by Michelle Risi

Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans by Alexis Osborne

Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata by Ken Logan


Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni by Elizabeth 'Biz' Bell

Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea by Jeremy Bird

Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli by Janine Schoombie

Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata by Peter Ryan  *** LATEST ***

Westland Petrel Procellaria westlandica by Kerry-Jayne Wilson

White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis by Kalinka Rexer-Huber

Last updated 22 October 2021