VU
Chatham Petrel Pterodroma axillaris



Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Salvin, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2be+4be; D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Vulnerable because although its population has undergone a rapid decline over the past three generations and it is restricted to just three locations, the population has been increasing since 2000 owing to intensive conservation action including two translocations, such that the decline over the past three generations has no longer been very rapid.



Population size: 1100

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 46,200,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Pterodroma axillaris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017.