Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita


ACAP. 2010. ACAP Species Assessment: Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita. Available at: #

Anon. 2007. Chatham Albatross slaughter. World Birdwatch 29(4): 3.

BirdLife International. 2004. Tracking ocean wanderers: the global distribution of albatrosses and petrels. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

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.

Fraser, M.; Henderson, G.; Robertson, C. J. R.;Scofield, P. 2011. Population dynamics of the Chatham Mollymawk at The Pyramid, 19 November - 2 December 2010.

Mangel, J.C. 2012. Interactions of Peruvian small-scale fisheries with threatened marine vertebrate species.

Marchant, S.; Higgins, P. J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, 1: ratites to ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries. 2007. More measures for seabird protection.

Robertson, C. J. R., Bell, D., Sinclair, N. and Bell, B. D. 2003. Distribution of seabirds from New Zealand that overlap with fisheries worldwide.

Spear, L. B.; Ainley, D. G.; Webb, S. W. 2003. Distribution, abundance and behaviour of Buller's, Chatham Island and Salvin's Albatrosses off Chile and Peru. Ibis 145: 253-269.

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

Further resources

Additional information is available on the distribution of the Chatham Albatross from the Global Procellariiform Tracking Database (

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

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New Zealand Govt - Dept of Conservation - Recovery Plan

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Thalassarche eremita. Downloaded from on 02/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2020.