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Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
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References

ACAP. 2009. ACAP Species Assessment: Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys. Available at: #http://www.acap.aq/acap-species/download-document/1183-black-browed-albatross#.

Arata, J.; Moreno, C. A. 2002. Progress report of Chilean research on albatross ecology and conservation. CCAMLR-WG-FSA-02/18.

Arata, J.; Robertson, G.; Valencia, J.; Lawton, K. 2003. The Evangelistas Islets, Chile: a new breeding site for black-browed albatrosses. Polar Biology 26: 687-690.

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Cherel, Y.; Weimerskirch, H.; Trouve, C. 21002. Dietary evidence for spatial foraging segregation in sympatric albatrosses (Diomedea spp.) rearing chicks at Iles Nuageuses, Kerguelen. Marine Biology 141: 1117-1129.

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Croxall, J. P.; Gales, R. 1998. Assessment of the conservation status of albatrosses. In: Robertson, G.; Gales, R. (ed.), Albatross biology and conservation, pp. 46-65. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

Croxall, J. P.; Prince, P. A.; Rothery, P.; Wood, A. G. 1998. Population changes in albatrosses at South Georgia. In: Robertson, G.; Gales, R. (ed.), Albatross biology and conservation, pp. 69-83. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

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Poncet, S.; Robertson, G.; Phillips, R. A.; Lawton, K.; Phalan, B.; Trathan, P. N.; Croxall, J. P. 2006. Status and distribution of Wandering, Black-browed and Grey-headed Albatrosses breeding at South Georgia. Polar Biology 29: 772-781.

Prince, P. A.; Croxall, J. P.; Trathan, P. N.; Wood, A. G. 1998. The pelagic distribtuion of South Georgia albatrosses and their relationships with fisheries. In: Robertson, G.; Gales, R. (ed.), Albatross biology and conservation, pp. 137-167. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

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Reid, T. A.; Sullivan, B.J. 2004. Longliners, black-browed albatross mortality and bait scavenging in Falkland Island waters: what is the relationship? Polar Biology 27: 131-139.

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Robertson, G.; Moreno, C.; Lawton, K.; Arata, J.; Candy, S. G.; Valencia, J.; Wienecke, B.; Kirkwood, R.; Taylor, P.; Suazo, C. G.; Raymond, B. 2013. Black-browed albatrosses in Chile rebound in response to reduced mortality in fisheries. ACAP First Meeting of the Population and Conservation Status Working Group PCSWG1 Doc 03 Rev 1 Agenda Item 5.2.

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Sullivan, B.; Reid, T. 2002. Seabird interactions/mortality with longliners and trawlers in the Falkland/Malvinas Island waters. CCAMLR-WG-FSA-02/36.

Thompson, K. R.; Riddy, M. D. 1995. Utilisation of offal discards from finfish trawlers around the Falkland Islands by the Black-browed Albatross Diomedea melanophris. Ibis 137: 198-206.

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Waugh, S. M.; Sagar, P. M.; Cossee, R. O. 1999. New Zealand Black-browed Albatross Diomedea melanophrys impavida and Grey-headed Albatross D. chrysotoma banded at Campbell Island: recoveries from the South Pacific region. Emu 99: 29-35.

Waugh, S. M.; Weimerskirch, H.; Cherel, Y.; Shankar, U.; Prince, P. A.; Sagar, P. M. 1999. Exploitation of the marine environment by two sympatric albatrosses in the Pacific Southern Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 177: 243.

Waugh, S. M.; Weimerskirch, H.; Moore, P. J.; Sagar, P. M. 1999. Population dynamics of Black-browed and Grey-headed Albatrosses Diomedea melanophrys and D. chrysostoma at Campbell Island, New Zealand, 1942-96. Ibis 141: 216-225.

Weimerskirch, H.; Jouventin, P. 1998. Changes in population sizes and demographic parameters of six albatross species breeding on the French sub-antarctic islands. In: Robertson, G.; Gales, R. (ed.), Albatross biology and conservation, pp. 84-91. Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

Woehler, E. J.; Auman, H. J.; Riddle, M. J. 2002. Long-term population increase of Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys at Heard Island, 1947/1948-2000/2001. Polar Biology 25: 921-927.

Wolfaardt, A. 2012. An assessment of the population trends and conservation status of Black-browed Albatrosses in the Falkland Islands. Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), July 2012. Available at: http://www.epd.gov.fk/wp-content/uploads/An%20assessment%20of%20the%20conservation%20status%20of%20BBA%20in%20the%20Falkland%20Islands_July%202012_Final.pdf. (Accessed: 24/09/2013).

Xavier, J. C.; Croxall, J. P.; Reid, K. 2003. Interannual variation in the diets of two albatross species breeding at South Georgia: implications for breeding performance. Ibis 145(4): 593-610.

Further resources

Additional information is available on the distribution of the Black-browed Albatross from the Global Procellariiform Tracking Database (http://www.seabirdtracking.org)

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Thalassarche melanophris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017.