VU
Bounty Shag Phalacrocorax 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 Critically Endangered.



Population size: 410

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.