Markham's Storm-petrel Hydrobates markhami

Family: Hydrobatidae (Northern Storm-petrels)

Authority: (Salvin, 1883)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
Even though the population size of this species is very large, it breeds only in a small number of relatively small colonies, which are threatened by habitat degradation. The population is considered to be in decline due to various threats, but the rate of decline is not known. The species is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 100000-120000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 14,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hydrobates markhami. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/markhams-storm-petrel-hydrobates-markhami on 04/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/06/2023.