Pycroft's Petrel Pterodroma pycrofti

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: Falla, 1933

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a very small range when breeding, being restricted to five tiny island groups, with the majority of the population on one island. It has a small population, but numbers are apparently increasing at one site and likely to be stable or possibly increasing elsewhere.

Population size: 12000-22000

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 98,900,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Pterodroma pycrofti. Downloaded from on 17/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 17/11/2018.