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Newell's Shearwater Puffinus newelli
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Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: Henshaw, 1900

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce+3bce+4bce

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Justification of Red List category
This species appears to have declined very rapidly on its breeding islands, principally as a result of depredation by feral cats and mongooses.Combined with longer term declines owing to a number of other threats, it qualifies as Endangered.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 25,600,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Puffinus newelli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/11/2018.