Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Giglioli & Salvadori, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small breeding range and population on two groups of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, where it is susceptible to human impacts and stochastic events. An unidentifed Pterodroma species breeding on Round Island in the Indian Ocean is also now believed to be the same species based on recent genetic work (Brown and Jordan 2009). 

Population size: 2260

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 139,000,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Pterodroma arminjoniana. Downloaded from on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 18/11/2018.