Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: Roux et al. 1983

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small population, confined to a tiny area on one island. Numbers have recently been increasing, but the species still qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 92 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,900,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Diomedea amsterdamensis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/amsterdam-albatross-diomedea-amsterdamensis on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/02/2024.