Bank Cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus

Family: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Authority: (Wahlberg, 1855)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ace+3ce+4ace

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Justification of Red List category

This species is listed as Endangered since a very rapid decline in its small population has been observed on the breeding grounds as a result of human disturbance, displacement by seals, and food shortages. 

Population size: 5000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 402,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Phalacrocorax neglectus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/bank-cormorant-phalacrocorax-neglectus on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/09/2023.