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Category:Thalassarche - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Thalassarche


Albatrosses breeding in the Southern Seas.


Thalassarche is a genus in the family Diomedeidae.

Diomedea vs. Thalassarche

Genera Phoebastria and Thalassarche formerly placed in the Diomedea, but now considered by virtually all authorities (Clements, Howard & Moore, AOU, BOU, SACC) to be separate genera in light of Nunn et al. (1996) and Penhallurick & Wink (2004).

Genus Thalassarche viewedit
T. chlororhynchos Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross
T. carteri Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross
T. chrysostoma Grey-headed Albatross
T. bulleri Buller's Albatross
T. cauta White-capped Albatross
T. salvini Salvin's Albatross
T. eremita Chatham Albatross
T. melanophris Black-browed Albatross