Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Rothschild, 1903)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4bde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered on the basis of an estimated very rapid ongoing decline over three generations (71 years), based on data from the population stronghold on Amsterdam Island. This decline is the result of adult mortality and poor recruitment owing to interactions with fisheries and disease.

Population size: 82000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 43,600,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Thalassarche carteri. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/indian-yellow-nosed-albatross-thalassarche-carteri on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.