ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Threatened

YEAR LISTED: 1975

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: 1983

RANGE: Tropical Pacific Ocean; breeds on the Hawaiian Islands

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

POPULATION TREND: This bird’s population is decreasing. Currently, only 33,000 to 38,600 individuals survive.
Newell's shearwater photo © Angela Iwai