Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Forster, 1785)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4bd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened as it may be declining owing to bycatch on longline fisheries and perhaps the impacts of introduced predators. Threats and population status both remain poorly known.

Population size: 58000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 100,000,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Antarctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Phoebetria palpebrata. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/light-mantled-albatross-phoebetria-palpebrata on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.