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Black-browed Albatross

Thalassarche melanophris (Temminck, 1828)

The Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys), also known as the Black-browed Mollymawk, is a large seabird of the albatross family Diomedeidae; it is the most widespread and common member of its family. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Diomedeidae
Genus:
  Thalassarche

Scientific:
  Thalassarche melanophris

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1828)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. pl.456,text

Protonym:
  Diomedea melanophris

Avibase ID:
  F9CBC9EB6CE43281

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F9CBC9EB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554453

Geographic range:

  • Thalassarche melanophris: Cape Horn Archipelago to Antipodes Islands
English:
Black-browed Albatross
Catalan:
Albatros cellanegre (melanophris)
Czech:
albatros černobrvý (ssp. melanophris)
Danish:
Sortbrynet Albatros
German:
Schwarzbrauenalbatros (melanophris)
Spanish:
Albatros Ojeroso (melanophris)
Spanish (Spain):
Albatros ojeroso (melanophris)
Finnish:
mustakulma-albatrossi (melanophris)
French:
Albatros à sourcils noirs
Croatian:
žutokljuni albatros
Hungarian:
Dolmányos albatrosz (Dolmányos)
Icelandic:
Svaltrosi (melanophris)
Italian:
Albatro sopracciglineri (melanophris)
Japanese (romaji):
mayuguroahoudori
Japanese:
マユグロアホウドリ (melanophris)
Lithuanian:
Siauraakis albatrosas (melanophris)
Dutch:
Wenkbrauwalbatros (melanophris)
Norwegian:
svartbrynalbatross (melanophris)
Polish:
albatros czarnobrewy (melanophris)
Portuguese:
Albatroz-olheirudo
Portuguese (Brazil):
albatroz-de-sobrancelha (melanophris)
Russian:
Чернобровый альбатрос (melanophris)
Slovak:
albatros čiernobrvý (skup.)
Swedish:
svartbrynad albatross
Ukrainian:
Альбатрос чорнобровий
Chinese:
黑眉信天翁
Chinese (Traditional):
黑眉信天翁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophrys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed) ( Thalassarche melanophris melanophris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Diomedea melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Diomedea melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Diomedea melanophrys melanophrys [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-browed Albatross ( Thalassarche melanophris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalassarche melanophris melanophris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalassarche melanophris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Thalassarche [melanophris or impavida] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartrugalbatros, Swartrugalbatros (-malmok) (melanophris), Swartrugmalmok, Swartrugmalmok (Swartrugalbatros)
Asturian: Albatros esgoyeráu (melanophris)
Bulgarian: Черновежд албатрос (ssp. melanophris)
Catalan: Albatros cellanegre, Albatros cellanegre (melanophris)
Czech: albatros černobrvý, albatros černobrvý (ssp. melanophris)
Welsh: Albatros aelddu
Danish: Sortbrynet Albatros, Sortbrynet Albatros (Sortbrynet)
German: Mollymauk, Schwarzbrauenalbatros, Schwarzbrauenalbatros (melanophris), Schwarzbrauenalbatroß, Schwarzbrauenalbatross (melanophris)
Greek: Μελανόφρυδο Άλμπατρος (melanophris)
English: Black-browed Albat, Blackbrowed Albatross, Black-browed Albatross, Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed), Black-browed Mollymawk, Common Black-browe
English, HBW: Black-browed Albatross
English (IOC): Black-browed Albatross
English (Kenya): Black-browed Albatross
English (New Zealand): Black-browed Mollymawk, Black-browed/Campbell Mollymawk
English (United States): Black-browed Albatross (Black-browed)
Spanish: Albatros Ceja Negra, Albatros de ceja negra, Albatros Ojeroso, Albatros Ojeroso (melanophris)
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros ceja negra
Spanish (Chile): Albatros de ceja negra, Albatros de ceja negra (melanophris)
Spanish (Colombia): Albatros ceja negra
Spanish (Ecuador): Albatros Ojeroso (melanophris)
Spanish (Spain): Albatros Ojeroso, Albatros Ojeroso (melanophris)
Spanish (HBW): Albatros ojeroso (melanophris)
Spanish (Peru): Albatros de Ceja Negra, Albatros de Ceja Negra (melanophris)
Spanish (Uruguay): Albatros Ceja Negra, Albatros Ceja Negra (Subesp. melanophris)
Estonian: mustkulm-albatross
Basque: Albatros bekainduna (melanophris), Albatros cellanegre
Finnish: Mustakulma-albatro, Mustakulma-albatrossi, mustakulma-albatrossi (melanophris)
Faroese: Súlukongur, Súlukongur (melanophris)
French: Albatros à sourcils noirs, Albatros à sourcils noirs (melanophris), Albatros à sourcils noirs (nominal)
Irish: Albatras Dú-Mhalach
Galician: Albatros olleirudo, Albatros olleirudo (melanophris)
Hebrew: אלבטרוס שחור־גבות
Croatian: žutokljuni albatros
Hungarian: dolmányos albatrosz, Dolmányos albatrosz (Dolmányos)
Icelandic: Svaltrosi, Svaltrosi (melanophris)
Italian: Albatro dai sopraccigli neri, Albatro sopracciglineri (melanophris), Albatros sopracciglineri
Japanese (romaji): mayu-guro ahō-dori, mayuguroahoudori, mayuguroahoudori (melanophris)
Japanese: マユグロアホウドリ, マユグロアホウドリ (melanophris)
Japanese (Kanji): 眉黒信天翁, 眉黒阿房鳥
Scientific: Diomedea melanophris, Diomedea melanophris melanophris, Diomedea melanophrys melanophrys, Thalassarche melanophris, Thalassarche melanophris melanophris, Thalassarche melanophris richmondi, Thalassarche melanophrys, Thalassarche melanophrys melanophrys
Lithuanian: Juodakaktis albatrosas, siauraakis albatrosas, Šiauraakis albatrosas, Siauraakis albatrosas (melanophris)
Latvian: melnaču albatross
Maori: Toroa
Dutch: Wenkbrauwalbatros, Wenkbrauwalbatros (melanophris)
Norwegian: Svartbrynalbatross, svartbrynalbatross (melanophris)
Polish: albatros czarnobrewy, albatros czarnobrewy (melanophris)
Pinyin: hēi-méi xìntiānwēng
Portuguese: albatroz-de-sobrancelha, Albatroz-olheirudo
Portuguese (Brazil): Albatroz-de-sobrancelha, albatroz-de-sobrancelha (melanophris)
Portuguese (Portugal): Albatroz-de-sobrancelha, Albatroz-de-sobrancelha (melanophris)
Russian: Чернобровый альбатрос, Чернобровый альбатрос (melanophris)
Northern Sami: Čáhppesgulbmealbatrossa
Slovak: Albatros čiernobrvý, albatros čiernobrvý (skup.)
Slovenian: falklandski albatros
Swedish: Svartbrynad albatross
Turkish: kara kaşlı albatros, Kara kaşlı albatros (melanophris)
Ukrainian: Альбатрос чорнобровий
Vietnamese: Chim Hải âu mày đen
Chinese: 黑眉信天翁
Chinese (Traditional): 黑眉信天翁

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