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

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 252,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Poliocephalus rufopectus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022.