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The world's most endangered albatrosses, petrels, and allies


Chart: conservation status of the world's albatrosses, petrels, and allies
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's albatrosses, petrels, and allies


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
PROCELLARIIDAEBulweria bifaxSmall St Helena Petrel, St. Helena Bulwer's PetrelEX
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma rupinarumLarge St Helena Petrel, St Helena Gadfly PetrelEX
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea amsterdamensisAmsterdam Albatross, Amsterdam Island AlbatrossCRdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea dabbenenaTristan AlbatrossCRdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanites maorianusNew Zealand Storm-petrel, New Zealand Storm PetrelCRunknown
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma macrodactylaGuadalupe Storm-petrel, Guadalupe Storm Petrel, Guadalupe Storm-PetrelCRunknown
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebastria irrorataWaved AlbatrossCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPseudobulweria aterrimaMascarene Petrel, Réunion PetrelCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPseudobulweria beckiBeck's PetrelCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPseudobulweria macgillivrayiFiji Petrel, MacGillivray's PetrelCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma caribbaeaJamaica PetrelCRunknown
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma magentaeChatham Island Taiko, Magenta PetrelCRincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma phaeopygiaDark-rumped Petrel, Galapagos Petrel, Galápagos PetrelCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus auricularisTownsend's ShearwaterCRdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus mauretanicusBalearic ShearwaterCRdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea sanfordiNorthern Royal AlbatrossENdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAENesofregetta fuliginosaPolynesian Storm Petrel, Polynesian Storm-Petrel, White-throated Storm-petrel, White-throated Storm PetrelENdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma homochroaAshy Storm-petrel, Ashy Storm Petrel, Ashy Storm-PetrelENdecreasing
PELECANOIDIDAEPelecanoides garnotiiPeruvian Diving-petrel, Peruvian Diving Petrel, Peruvian Diving-PetrelENdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebetria fuscaDark-mantled Sooty Albatross, Sooty AlbatrossENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma albaPhoenix PetrelENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma atrataHenderson PetrelENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma axillarisChatham Island Petrel, Chatham Islands Petrel, Chatham PetrelENincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma barauiBarau's PetrelENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma cahowBermuda Petrel, CahowENincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma hasitataBlack-capped PetrelENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma incertaAtlantic PetrelENdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma madeiraFreira, Madeira Petrel, Zino's PetrelENstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus huttoniHutton's ShearwaterENstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus newelliNewell's Shearwater, Newells ShearwaterENdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche carteriIndian Yellow-nosed AlbatrossENdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche chlororhynchosAtlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross, Yellow-nosed AlbatrossENdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche melanophrysBlack-browed AlbatrossENdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea antipodensisAntipodean AlbatrossVUdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea epomophoraRoyal Albatross, Southern Royal AlbatrossVUstable
DIOMEDEIDAEDiomedea exulansWandering AlbatrossVUdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma monteiroiMonteiro's Storm-petrelVUstable
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebastria albatrusShort-tailed AlbatrossVUincreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebastria nigripesBlack-footed AlbatrossVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEProcellaria aequinoctialisWhite-chinned PetrelVUdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEProcellaria conspicillataSpectacled PetrelVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEProcellaria parkinsoniBlack (Parkinson's) Petrel, Black Petrel, Parkinson's PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEProcellaria westlandicaWestland Black Petrel, Westland PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma arminjonianaHerald Petrel, Trindade PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma brevipesCollared PetrelVUdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma cervicalisWhite-naped Petrel, White-necked PetrelVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma cookiiCook's PetrelVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma defilippianaDefilippe's Petrel, Defilippi's Petrel, De Filippi's Petrel, Masatierra Petrel, Mas Atierra PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma externaJuan Fernandez Petrel, Juan Fernández PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma leucopteraCollared Petrel, Gould's PetrelVUdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma longirostrisStejneger's PetrelVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma pycroftiPycroft's PetrelVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma sandwichensisHawaiian PetrelVUdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma solandriProvidence PetrelVUincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus bulleriBuller's ShearwaterVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus creatopusPink-footed ShearwaterVUunknown
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus heinrothiHeinroth's ShearwaterVUstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus yelkouanYelkouan ShearwaterVUdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche chrysostomaGray-headed Albatross, Grey-headed Albatross, Grey-headed MollymawkVUdecreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche eremitaChatham AlbatrossVUincreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche impavidaCampbell AlbatrossVUincreasing
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche salviniSalvin's AlbatrossVUunknown
PROCELLARIIDAEBulweria fallaxJouanin's PetrelNTincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAECalonectris edwardsiiCape Verde ShearwaterNTdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma monorhisSwinhoe's Storm-petrel, Swinhoe's Storm Petrel, Swinhoe's Storm-PetrelNTstable
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma tristramiTristram's Storm-petrel, Tristram's Storm Petrel, Tristram's Storm-PetrelNTstable
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebastria immutabilisLaysan AlbatrossNTstable
DIOMEDEIDAEPhoebetria palpebrataLight-mantled Albatross, Light-mantled Sooty AlbatrossNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEProcellaria cinereaGray Petrel, Grey Petrel, Grey Shearwater, PediunkerNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPseudobulweria rostrataTahiti PetrelNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma feaeCape Verde Petrel, Fea's Petrel, Gon-gonNTincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma inexpectataMottled PetrelNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma ultimaMurphy's PetrelNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus griseusSooty ShearwaterNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus opisthomelasBlack-vented ShearwaterNTunknown
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche bulleriBuller's Albatross, Buller's MollymawkNTstable
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche cautaShy AlbatrossNTunknown
DIOMEDEIDAEThalassarche steadiWhite-capped AlbatrossNTdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEBulweria bulweriiBulwer's PetrelLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAECalonectris diomedeaCory's ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAECalonectris leucomelasStreaked ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEDaption capenseCape Petrel, Cape Pigeon, Pintado PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEFregetta grallariaWhite-bellied Storm-petrel, White-bellied Storm Petrel, White-bellied Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEFregetta tropicaBlack-bellied Storm-petrel, Black-bellied Storm Petrel, Black-bellied Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEFulmarus glacialisFulmar, Northern FulmarLCincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEFulmarus glacialoidesAntarctic Fulmar, Southern FulmarLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEGarrodia nereisGray-backed Storm-Petrel, Grey-backed Storm-petrel, Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Grey-backed Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEHalobaena caeruleaBlue PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEHalocyptena microsomaLeast Storm-petrel, Least Storm Petrel, Least Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEHydrobates pelagicusBritish Storm Petrel, European Storm-petrel, European Storm Petrel, European Storm-Petrel, Storm PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAELugensa brevirostrisKerguelen PetrelLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEMacronectes giganteusAntarctic Giant-Petrel, Southern Giant-petrel, Southern Giant Petrel, Southern Giant-PetrelLCincreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEMacronectes halliHall's Giant-Petrel, Northern Giant-petrel, Northern Giant Petrel, Northern Giant-PetrelLCincreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanites oceanicusWilson's Storm-petrel, Wilson's Storm Petrel, Wilson's Storm-PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma castroBand-rumped Storm-Petrel, Madeiran Storm-petrelLCdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma furcataFork-tailed Storm-petrel, Fork-tailed Storm Petrel, Fork-tailed Storm-PetrelLCincreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma leucorhoaLeach's Storm-petrel, Leach's Storm Petrel, Leach's Storm-PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma melaniaBlack Storm-petrel, Black Storm Petrel, Black Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma tethysWedge-rumped Storm-petrel, Wedge-rumped Storm Petrel, Wedge-rumped Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila belcheriSlender-billed Prion, Thin-billed PrionLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila crassirostrisFulmar PrionLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila desolataAntarctic Prion, Dove PrionLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila salviniMedium-billed Prion, Salvin's PrionLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila turturFairy PrionLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPachyptila vittataBroad-billed PrionLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPagodroma niveaSnow PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEPelagodroma marinaWhite-faced Storm-petrel, White-faced Storm Petrel, White-faced Storm-PetrelLCdecreasing
PELECANOIDIDAEPelecanoides georgicusSouth Georgia Diving-petrel, South Georgia Diving Petrel, South Georgia Diving-Petrel, South Georgian Diving Petrel, South Georgian Diving-PetrelLCdecreasing
PELECANOIDIDAEPelecanoides magellaniMagellanic Diving-petrel, Magellanic Diving Petrel, Magellanic Diving-PetrelLCdecreasing
PELECANOIDIDAEPelecanoides urinatrixCommon Diving-petrel, Common Diving Petrel, Common Diving-PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma heraldicaHerald PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma hypoleucaBonin PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma lessoniiWhite-headed PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma macropteraGreat-winged PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma mollisSoft-plumaged PetrelLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma neglectaKermadec PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPterodroma nigripennisBlack-winged PetrelLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus assimilisLittle ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus carneipesFlesh-footed ShearwaterLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus gaviaFluttering ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus gravisGreater Shearwater, Great ShearwaterLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus lherminieriAudubon's ShearwaterLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus nativitatisChristmas Island Shearwater, Christmas ShearwaterLCstable
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus pacificusWedge-tailed ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus puffinusManx ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEPuffinus tenuirostrisShort-tailed ShearwaterLCdecreasing
PROCELLARIIDAEThalassoica antarcticaAntarctic PetrelLCstable
HYDROBATIDAEOceanites gracilisElliot's Storm-Petrel, White-vented Storm-petrel, White-vented Storm Petrel, White-vented Storm-PetrelDDstable
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma hornbyiHornby's Storm Petrel, Ringed Storm-petrel, Ringed Storm-PetrelDDunknown
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma markhamiMarkham's Storm-petrel, Markham's Storm Petrel, Markham's Storm-PetrelDDunknown
HYDROBATIDAEOceanodroma matsudairaeMatsudaira's Storm-petrel, Matsudaira's Storm Petrel, Matsudaira's Storm-PetrelDDunknown


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.





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