LC
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris



References

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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

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Thalassarche melanophris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2022.