Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus

Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Authority: Gray, 1845

Red List Category

Criteria: A2be+3bce+4bce; C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is estimated to have undergone a continuing rapid reduction over the last three generations, based on trend data from a few sites and a variety of threats, especially introduced predators, and this negative trend is projected to continue.

Population size: 5500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 81,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Eudyptes pachyrhynchus. Downloaded from on 20/10/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/10/2018.