Okarito Kiwi Apteryx rowi

Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Authority: Tennyson, Palma, Robertson, Worthy & Gill, 2003

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split kiwi is increasing in number following intensive conservation management. However, the total population remains small and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 350-400

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 260 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Apteryx rowi. Downloaded from on 25/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/09/2021.