Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi


ACAP. 2009. ACAP Species Assessment: Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi. Available at: http://www.acap.aq/acap-species/download-document/1199-northern-royal-albatross.

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.

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

Imber, M. J. 1999. Diet and feeding ecology of the Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora - king of the shelf break and inner slope. Emu 99: 200-211.

Nicholls, D. G., Robertson, C. J. R., Prince, P. A., Murray, M. D., Walker, K. J. and Elliott, G. P. 2002. Foraging niches of three Diomedea albatrosses. Marine Ecology Progress Series 231: 269.

Robertson, C. J. R. 1998. Factors influencing the breeding performance of the Northern Royal Albatross. In: Robertson, G. and Gales, R. (eds), Albatross biology and conservation, pp. 99-104. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

Robertson, C. J. R. and Nicholls, D. G. 2000. Round the world with the Northern Royal Albatross. Notornis 47: 176.

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

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

Thomas, B., Minot, E. O. and Holland, J. D. 2010. Fledging behaviour of juvenile Northern Royal Albatrosses (Diomedea sanfordi): a GPS tracking study. Notornis 57(3): 135-147.

Further resources

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

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

New Zealand Govt - Dept of Conservation - Recovery Plan

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Diomedea sanfordi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2022.