Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii

Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Authority: Gould, 1847

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v); D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened owing to the success of intensive conservation intervention which has established populations on eight islands and two mainland sites, in which numbers continue to increase or remain stable. Given the wide geographic spread of these populations the species is under no immediate threat, but populations, and the predator free status of the islands on which they live, still require monitoring.

Population size: 1400

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 47,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Apteryx owenii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022.