White-winged Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Gould, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,v); D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small breeding range and a small number of breeding locations, and may be declining overall owing to predation by introduced mammals. Although the Australian breeding population is currently increasing through conservation action, the New Caledonian population is undoubtedly in decline.

Population size: 2000-14000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 152,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Pterodroma leucoptera. Downloaded from on 19/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/11/2018.