Pycroft's Petrel Pterodroma pycrofti

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: Falla, 1933

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a very small range when breeding, being restricted to five tiny island groups, with the majority of the population on one island, and the introduction of invasive predator species could drive the species towards extinction within a very short time.

Population size: 12000-22000 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 98,900,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterodroma pycrofti. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.