Pitt Shag Phalacrocorax featherstoni

Family: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Authority: Buller, 1873

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small population which has declined moderately rapidly over the last two generations (18 years), a decline which is predicted to continue given current threats.

Population size: 1094

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Phalacrocorax featherstoni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2017.