Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx haastii

Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Authority: Potts, 1872

Red List Category

Criteria: A2be+3be+4be

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Justification of Red List category
The majority of this species' population is unmanaged and rapidly declining as a result of predation by introduced species. The population is currently suspected to be declining at a rate exceeding 30% within three generations and it is therefore assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 9300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 21,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Apteryx haastii. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.