Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome

Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Authority: (Forster, 1781)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abcde+3bcde+4abcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been classified as Vulnerable owing to rapid population declines, which, although they have been ongoing for perhaps a century, appear to have worsened in recent years.

Population size: 2500000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,100,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Eudyptes chrysocome. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.