Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri

Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Authority: Buller, 1888

Red List Category

Criteria: A2b; B1ab(ii,v)+2ab(ii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because its population is estimated to have declined very rapidly over the last three generations, and it is almost certainly still declining. Furthermore, it has a very small breeding range, which may now be restricted to just two locations.

Population size: 150000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eudyptes sclateri. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/erect-crested-penguin-eudyptes-sclateri on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.