Auckland Teal Anas aucklandica

Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

Authority: (Gray, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a very small population. The possibility of accidental introductions of invasive mammal species to the islands is a continuing concern, although the species occurs at enough locations to be relatively secure in the short term.

Population size: 600-2000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 880 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Anas aucklandica. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.