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Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata



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Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small, fragmented and declining breeding range and population. It has already been extirpated from some sites, and declines are likely to continue as a result of habitat loss and degradation, hunting and invasive predators.

Population size: 5000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,420,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Nearctic - realm
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern - Species listed by US Fish and Wildlife Service

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pterodroma hasitata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.