Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus

Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Authority: Gray, 1845

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce+3bce+4bce; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is estimated to be undergoing rapid reduction, based on trend data from a few sites due to a variety of threats, especially introduced predators.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 81,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Eudyptes pachyrhynchus. Downloaded from on 23/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/11/2020.