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Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata



Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Salvin, 1883)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small breeding range, essentially confined to one island, and evidence suggests that it has experienced a substantial recent population decline.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,280,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phoebastria irrorata. 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.