VU
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni



Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: Gray, 1862

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it breeds on just two very small islands where introduced predators are a potential threat. The population is assumed to be stable, but if a decline is detected, the species should be uplisted to Endangered.



Population size: 3300

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 54,300,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Procellaria parkinsoni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.