Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Kuhl, 1820)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,iii,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: 1000-2000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,060,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterodroma hasitata. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-capped-petrel-pterodroma-hasitata on 07/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/12/2023.