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 has a small breeding range and a small number of breeding locations, and may be declining overall owing to predation by introduced mammals. The threat of introduced predators could drive the species towards extinction within a very short time. For these reasons, the species qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2000-14000 mature individuals

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 (2024) Species factsheet: Pterodroma leucoptera. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.