Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta


Abbott, C. L.; Double, M. C. 2003. Phylogeography of shy and white-capped albatrosses inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences: implications for population history and taxonomy. Molecular Ecology 12(10): 2747-2758.

ACAP. 2009. ACAP Species Assessment: Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta. Available at: #http://www.acap.aq/acap-species/download-document/1201-shy-albatross#.

ACAP. 2009. ACAP Species Assessment: White-capped Albatross Thalassarche steadi. Available at: #http://www.acap.aq/acap-species/download-document/1209-white-capped-albatross#.

Alderman, R.; Gales, R.; Tuck, G. N.; Lebreton, J. D. 2011. Global population status of shy albatross and an assessment of colony-specific trends and drivers. Wildlife Research 38: 672-686.

Baker, G. B.; Double, M. C.; Gales, R.; Tuck, G. N.; Abbott, C. L.; Ryan, P. G.; Petersen, S. L.; Robertson, C. J. R.; Alderman, R. 2007. A global assessment of the impact of fisheries-related mortality on Shy and White-capped Albatrosses: conservation implications. Biological Conservation 137(3): 319-333.

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

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

Double, M. C.; Gales, R.; Reid, T.; Brothers, N.; Abbott, C. L. 2003. Morphometric comparison of Australian shy and New Zealand white-capped albatrosses. Emu 103: 287-294.

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

Garnett, S. T.; Crowley, G. M. 2000. The action plan for Australian birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Hedd, A.; Gales, R.; Brothers, N. 2001. Foraging strategies of Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta breeding at Albatross Island, Tasmania, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 224: 267-282.

Johnstone, G. W.; Milledge, D.; Dorwood, D. F. 1975. The White-capped Albatross of Albatross Island: numbers and breeding behaviour. Emu 75: 1-11.

Phillips, K., Giannini, F., Lawrence, E. and Bensley, N. 2010. Cumulative assessment of the catch of non-target species in Commonwealth fisheries: a scoping study. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra.

Thompson, R.B.; Alderman, R.L.; Tuck, G.N.; Hobday, A.J. 2015. Effects of climate change and fisheries bycatch on shy albatross (Thalassarche cauta) in southern Australia. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0127006.

UNEP/CMS. 2008. Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta). In: Vagg, R. (ed.), CMS Family Guide: the encyclopaedia of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, UNEP-CMS Secretariat, Bonn, Germany:.

Further resources

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

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

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Thalassarche cauta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020.