Rowi Apteryx rowi
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Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Authority: Tennyson, Palma, Robertson, Worthy & Gill, 2003

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split kiwi is increasing in number following intensive conservation management. However, the total population still remains very small and it is therefore classified as Endangered. If the population continues to increase it may be eligible for downlisting in the future.

Population size: 200-249

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 260 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Apteryx rowi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2017.