FLIGHT OF THE
By Jen, Jessie and Amelia.
The solution to predator problems.
Sorting hunger pains.
The final ending.
Albatross greet each other by grunting, touching bills and
flapping their wings.
This is Albatross language for: How are you dear? Had a nice
Some of the main predators are wild
cats, ferrets, stoats and blowﬂies.
Once the chick is born, it is vulnerable to
If the chick sticks out any part of its
body out of the nest a predator will
take its chance to eat it.
The solution to
• Put bottles containing rotten meat 3 meters from
the birds to attract the ﬂies away.
• On the nests, place cotton balls soaked in
peppermint essence- the smell repels the ﬂies.
• Blowﬂies kill more albatross chicks than stoats,
ferrets and cats put together, and they haven’t had
a death from cats and ferrets in years.
Sorting huger pains
A mother Albatross will go and find
But instead of just eating the food it
will save some in a little pouch for the
The Mother Albatross will lay an egg once every two years.
Seventy-nine days later, a white ﬂuffy chick hatches.