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Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii



Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Oustalet, 1883)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1; D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened owing to its moderately small population and range size. The effect of invasive species and artisanal and industrial fisheries on the population is not known, and the species may warrant uplisting to a higher threat category when more data on its population size and trends are acquired.



Population size: 13800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 24,300,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Land-mass type - oceanic island
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Calonectris edwardsii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2018.