Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Giglioli & Salvadori, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered as it has undergone an extremely rapid historical decline over three generations. The on-going declines appear to have ceased and the population is slowly recovering thanks to intensive conservation work, which may lead to the downlisting of this species in the future.

Population size: 80-100 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,850,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterodroma magentae. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.