Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: Roux et al. 1983

Red List Category

Criteria: D

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small population, confined to a tiny area on one island. Numbers have recently been increasing, but the species still qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 92 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,900,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Diomedea amsterdamensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/amsterdam-albatross-diomedea-amsterdamensis on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/12/2023.