Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Rothschild, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species may have undergone a rapid decline, but different census methods make a comparison of the available data potentially misleading. However, breeding is largely restricted to one tiny island group, where it is susceptible to stochastic events. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 79990 mature individuals

Population trend: unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 142,000,000 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: Thalassarche salvini. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.