Handsome ocean wanderer with wonderfully comic pink feet. Fourteen varieties breed in New Zealand making it the "Albatross Capital of the World".
Over the month Radio NZ broadcaster, Alison Ballance and F & B staffer, Mandy Herrick will list 30 reasons why you should Vote Albatross in 2013. Still need convincing? Read this blog or watch this stunning video.
Photo: Lyndon Perriman