Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix

Family: Alcidae (Auks)

Authority: (Pallas, 1811)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it is likely to be undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction owing to logging of the old-growth forests where it nests. Future oil exploration could exacerbate these declines.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,120,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Palearctic
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - continent
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Brachyramphus perdix. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.