Polynesian Storm-petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa

Family: Oceanitidae (Southern Storm-petrels)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered as it has a very small and fragmented population which is continuing to decline. It is clear that invasive species are the primary reason for this decline, and although eradication at some locations has been conducted and further eradication programmes are planned for the future, this species remains highly threatened.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 32,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesofregetta fuliginosa. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/polynesian-storm-petrel-nesofregetta-fuliginosa on 21/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/09/2023.