Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea

Family: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2de+3de+4de

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is thought to have undergone a moderately rapid decline owing to the impact of fisheries, the harvesting of its young and possibly climate change.

Population size: 8800000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 47,700,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Antarctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ardenna grisea. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sooty-shearwater-ardenna-grisea on 21/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/09/2023.