Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida


ACAP. 2009. ACAP Species Assessment: Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida. Available at: #

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Brooke, M. de L. 2004. Albatrosses and Petrels Across the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Cherel, Y.; Waugh, S.; Hanchet, S. 1999. Albatross predation of juvenile southern blue whiting (Micromesicus australis) on the Campbell Plateau. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 33: 437.

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

Gales, R.; Brothers, N.; Reid, T. 1998. Seabird mortality in the Japanese tuna longline fishery around Australia, 1988-1995. Biological Conservation 86: 37-56.

Heather, B.D.; Robertson, H.A. 1997. The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Moore, P. J. 2004. Abundance and population trends of mollymawks on Campbell Island.

Moore, P. J.; Moffat, R. D. 1990. Mollymawks on Campbell Island.

Richard, Y., Edward R.A., Filippi, D. 2013. Assessment of the risk of commercial fisheries to New Zealand seabirds, 2006-07 to 2010-11. Final Research Report for research projects IPA2009/19 and IPA2009/20. Unpublished report held by Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington: 56p.

Sagar, P.M. 2014. Population estimates and trends of Campbell and grey-headed albatrosses at Campbell Island. NIWA report CHC2014-038 to Conservation Services Programme, Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Taylor, G. A. 2000. Action plan for seabird conservation in New Zealand. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Waugh, S. M.; Sagar, P. M.; Cossee, R. O. 1999c. 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. 1999b. 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. 1999a. 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.

Further resources

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

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Thalassarche impavida. Downloaded from on 16/06/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/06/2019.