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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 on-going for perhaps a century, appear to have worsened in recent years.



Population size: 2500000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 13,100,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Eudyptes chrysocome. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.