ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR LISTED: 1967

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: 1983

RANGE: Central Pacific; breeds on the Hawaiian Islands

THREATS: Predation by introduced mammals, development, light pollution, collision with power lines, ocean pollution, and disturbance of breeding grounds

POPULATION TREND: This bird’s population is decreasing. Currently, only 9,000 to 16,600 individuals survive.
Hawaiian petrel photo © Jim Denny