Bounty Islands Shag Leucocarbo ranfurlyi

Family: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1901)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a very small population and breeding range, rendering it susceptible to stochastic events and human impacts. If population fluctuations are shown to be extreme, or if there is any population decline, it may warrant uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size: 874-975 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Leucocarbo ranfurlyi. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.