White-capped Albatross Thalassarche steadi


Abbot, C. L.; Double, M. C.; Gales, R.; Baker, G. B.; Lashko, A.; Robertson, C. J. R.; Ryan, P. G. 2006. Molecular provenance analysis for Shy and White-capped Albatrosses killed by fisheries interactions in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Conservation Genetics 7: 531-542.

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

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.

Baker, G.B. 2016. Demography of shy and white-capped albatrosses. PhD Thesis, University of Tasmania, Australia.

Baker, G.B., Jensz, K. Cunningham, R. 2014. White-capped albatross aerial survey 2014. Report prepared by Latitude 42 for the New Zealand Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Baker, G.B., Jensz, K. Cunningham, R., Holdsworth, M., Chilvers, B.L. 2015. White-capped albatross aerial survey 2015. Final Report. Report by Latitude 42 for the Department of Conservation, Wellington. Latitude 42 Environmental Consultants, Kettering, Australia.

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.

Francis, R. I. C. C. 2012. Fisheries Risks to the Population Viability of White-capped Albatross Thalassarche steadi. New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 104. Ministry for Primary Industries.

Jiménez, S.; Domingo, A.; Marquez, A.; Abreu, M.; D'Anatro, A.; Pereira, A. 2009. Interactions of long-line fishing with seabirds in the south-western Atlantic Ocean, with a focus on White-capped Albatrosses (Thalassarche steadi). Emu 109: 321-326.

Petersen, S. L. 2004. Initial bycatch assessment: South Africa’s domestic pelagic longline fishery, 2002-2003.

Phalan, B.; Phillips, R. A.; Double, M. C. 2004. A White-capped Albatross, Thalassarche [cuata] steadi, at South Georgia: first confirmed record in the south-western Atlantic. Emu 104(4): 359-361.

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

Ryan, P. G.; Keith, D. G.; Kroese, M. 2002. Seabird bycatch by tuna longline fisheries off southern Africa, 1998-2000. South African Journal of Marine Science 24: 103.

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

Thompson, D. R.; Sagar, P. M. 2007. Conduct a population and distributional study on White-capped Albatross at the Auckland Islands.

Watkins, B. P.; Petersen, S. L.; Ryan, P. G. 2007. Interactions between seabirds and deep-water hake trawl gear: an assessment of impacts in South African waters.

White, R.W., Gillon, K.W., Black, A.D., and Reid, J.B. 2002. The distribution of seabirds and marine mammals in Falkland Islands waters. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK. 107p.

Further resources

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

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

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Thalassarche steadi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/white-capped-albatross-thalassarche-steadi on 10/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/06/2023.