Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx haastii

Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Authority: Potts, 1872

Red List Category

Criteria: A2e

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it is suspected to be in rapid decline, based on probable annual declines (assuming half the population is stable in wet, upland areas) and predation by introduced species.

Population size: 14500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Apteryx haastii. Downloaded from on 02/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/07/2022.