Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Coues, 1864)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small breeding range at only three known locations, which renders it susceptible to stochastic events and human impacts. Hence it is listed as Vulnerable. If invasive species, harvesting of chicks, bycatch in fisheries or other factors are found to be causing population declines, the species might warrant uplisting to Endangered.

Population size: 59146 mature individuals

Population trend: unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 45,000,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ardenna creatopus. Downloaded from on 29/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/11/2023.