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New Zealand Grebe Poliocephalus rufopectus



Family: Podicipedidae (Grebes)

Authority: Gray, 1843

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it has a very small population which is estimated to approach the threshold for Vulnerable under criterion D1. The population is fragmented but no longer thought to be in continuing decline.



Population size: 1200-1400

Population trend: Unknown

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 252,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Poliocephalus rufopectus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017.