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Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea



Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2de+3de+4de

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it has a very large global population it is thought to have undergone a moderately rapid decline owing to the impact of fisheries, the harvesting of its young and possibly climate change.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 466,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Antarctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ardenna grisea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017.