Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Salvin, 1876)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone extremely rapid declines in the past three generations (60 years) and is therefore classified as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,800,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pterodroma phaeopygia. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.