Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: Mathews, 1912

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because breeding is restricted to a single location, where it is susceptible to potential human impacts and stochastic events. Although numbers decreased steeply between the 1970s and 1980s owing to interactions with fisheries, the population is now thought to be increasing, although there has not been a census since 1996.

Population size: 43296 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 36,100,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Thalassarche impavida. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.