Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis
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Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: Robertson & Warham, 1992

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it is largely confined to three small islands when breeding and is therefore highly susceptible to stochastic effects and human impacts. Recent data (2005-2008) from the Auckland Islands indicate declines in adult survival, productivity and recruitment, which, if confirmed by further monitoring, could result in a reclassification of Endangered or Critically Endangered.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 47,000,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Diomedea antipodensis. Downloaded from on 19/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/10/2017.