ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE
PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed, proposed threatened in 2007
RANGE: Breeding habitat found only in the Galápagos Islands; foraging habitat around the islands as well as east and north toward South America and up to 2,000 kilometers south
THREATS: Destruction of breeding habitat by introduced farm animals including goats, donkeys, horses, and cattle; predation by feral cats, pigs, rats, dogs, and Galápagos hawks
POPULATION TREND: The population estimate for this species is 20,000 to 60,000 birds, with a decreasing trend.
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