Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)
Authority: (Forster, 1781)
Red List Category
A recent estimate of the global population indicates that there has been an increase from 314,000 to 387,000 pairs (Woehler 1993; Lynch 2013). The population appears to have increased in the south of its range, while annual monitoring of the Falkland Islands’ (Malvinas) population indicates a positive trend over the past 25 years. Based on the overall population increase, this species has been downlisted as Least Concern.
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pygoscelis papua. 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.