Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: Mathews, 1912

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is believed to have a stable population, it suffered a historical decline in range and population size. It qualifies as Endangered because breeding is now restricted to just two colonies, which remain vulnerable to feral pigs that occur in adjoining areas of the Kaikoura Mountains. 

Population size:

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,700,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Puffinus huttoni. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/huttons-shearwater-puffinus-huttoni on 27/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/09/2023.