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White-capped Albatross
Thalassarche [cauta or steadi] (= Thalassarche cauta) (Gould, 1841)
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Diomedeidae
Genus:
  Thalassarche

Scientific:
  Thalassarche cauta

Citation:
  (Gould, 1841)

Reference:
  PZS(1840) Pt8 no.95 p.177

Protonym:
  Diomedea cauta

Avibase ID:
  87797B4724F5DC9E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554451

Geographic range:

  • Thalassarche cauta: Breeds Tasmania and adjacent islands
  • Thalassarche steadi: Breeds Auckland Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Shy or White-capped Albatross
Czech:
  albatros šelfový
German:
  Tasmanalbatros
Danish:
  Hvidkronet Albatros
Spanish:
  Albatros cauto
Finnish:
  isoalbatrossi
French:
  Albatros à cape blanche
Icelandic:
  Roktrosi
Italian:
  Albatros cauto
Japanese:
  hajiroahoudori
Japanese:
  ハジロアホウドリ
Dutch:
  Witkapalbatros
Norwegian:
  Svartflekkalbatross
Polish:
  albatros szarodzioby
Portuguese:
  Albatroz-arisco
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Albatroz-arisco
Russian:
  Белошапочный альбатрос
Slovak:
  albatros bledohlavý
Swedish:
  gråkindad albatross
Chinese:
  白顶信天翁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Shy Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Diomedea cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Shy or White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche [cauta or steadi])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Albatros à cape blanche ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Albatros à cape blanche ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Shy Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Diomedea cauta cauta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Diomedea cauta cauta [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   White-capped Albatross ( Thalassarche cauta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Thalassarche cauta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Thalassarche [cauta, steadi, eremita or salvini]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bloubekmalmok
Catalan: Albatros tímid
Czech: albatros šelfový
Danish: Hvidkronet Albatros
German: Tasmanalbatros, Weißkappenalbatros
English: Shy Albatross, Shy or White-capped Albatross, White-capped Albatross
English (Australia): Shy Albatross
English (Kenya): Shy Albatross
English (New Zealand): Shy Mollymawk
English (South Africa): Shy Albatross
Spanish: Albatros cauto, Albatros de corona blanca, Albatros Frente Blanca, Albatros Frentiblanco
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros corona blanca
Spanish (Chile): Albatros de corona blanca
Spanish (Spain): Albatros Cauto
Spanish (Uruguay): Albatros Frente Blanca
Estonian: pagualbatross
Finnish: isoalbatrossi
French: Albatros à cape blanche, Albatros à cape blanche ou A. de Stead, Albatros timide, Albatros timide ou A. à cape blanche
Hebrew: אלבטרוס לבן-כיפה
Hungarian: tasmán albatrosz
Icelandic: Roktrosi
Italian: Albatro cauto, Albatros cauto
Japanese: hajiroahoudori
Japanese: ハシジロアホウドリ, ハジロアホウドリ
Latin: Diomedea cauta, Diomedea cauta cauta, Thalassarche [cauta or steadi], Thalassarche cauta
Lithuanian: Baltagalvis albatrosas, baltakepuris albatrosas
Latvian: biklais albatross
Dutch: Witkapalbatros
Norwegian: Svartflekkalbatross
Polish: albatros szarodzioby
Portuguese: Albatroz-arisco
Portuguese (Brazil): Albatroz-arisco
Portuguese (Portugal): Albatroz-arisco
Russian: Белошапочный альбатрос, Осторожный альбатрос
Slovak: Albatros bielohlavý, albatros bledohlavý
Slovenian: plahi albatros
Swedish: Gråkindad albatross
Swahili: Albatrosi
Turkish: ak tepeli albatros
Chinese: 白顶信天翁
Chinese (Traditional): 白頂信天翁〔灰信天翁〕

 

         

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