Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Gould, 1841)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species breeds on just three islands. It may be susceptible to stochastic events and human activities, although one nesting site is moderately widely separated from the other two. For this reason it is treated as Near Threatened.

Population size: 30700

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 34,500,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Thalassarche cauta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2022.