Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Forster, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2b(iv); D2

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known seabird breeds on only a few moderately small islands; on a number of these there are introduced predators and the population is therefore thought to be declining. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 175,000,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterodroma inexpectata. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mottled-petrel-pterodroma-inexpectata on 02/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/10/2023.