Cape Verde Petrel Pterodroma feae

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1899)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This newly split species is listed as Near Threatened because it breeds on only four islands, where it faces a number of threats, although there is presently no evidence of an overall decline. Nevertheless, its restricted breeding range leaves it moderately susceptible to stochastic events and human impacts.

Population size: 1000-2000

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 19,200,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Pterodroma feae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2018.