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Glossary of Terms

 

 

IUCN:  International Union for the Conservation of Nature

 

EPBC: Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

AOO - Area of Occurence: the geographical areas in which a species is normally found.

 

EOO - Extent of Occurence

 

 

 

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Key to maps

reddot.png(red dots) core records, known to represent existing locations of focal taxa; in the case of intra-continental migrants, only records approximating the taxon’s breeding distribution are used.

orangedot(orange dots) non-core records, representing vagrant occurrences of the focal taxon obviously outside its usual range, or historical observations of a taxon known to be extinct at that location.

greydot(grey dots) records of other subspecies of the same species as the focal taxon; or in the case of intra-continental migrants, non-breeding records of the focal taxon not included as core records.

blueploy(blue polygons) minimum convex polygons underlying the locational records on the maps that depict each existing taxon’s Extent of Occurrence (EOO).

yellowpoly

(yellow polygons) areas formerly occupied by Extinct taxa.

 

redarrow(red arrows) the location of taxa with very small distributionsand known seabird breeding locations.

Maps were made using the Geoscience Australia Lambert Conformal Conic (GALCC) projection.

 

     

Taxa data image

Herald Petrel

Species Conservation Summary

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Map of distribution  
Herald Petrel

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Pterodroma heraldica

Procellariidae

Population type  

Australian breeding population

IUCN Red List Status 2010  

Vulnerable D1+2

Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act Status  

Critically Endangered

Reason if Threatened or Near Threatened  

Australian breeding population - almost certainly contains fewer than 50 mature individuals but, because demonstrably not genetically isolated from a much larger Least Concern global population, downgraded two categories to Vulnerable

IUCN Red List Status 2000  

Vulnerable D1+2

Reason if changed in 2010  

No change

IUCN Red List Status 1990  

Vulnerable D1+2

Reason if changed in 2000  

No change

Current Eligibility against IUCN Red List Criteria  

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IUCN Category

Criteria Eligibility

A

Not applicable - past, current or future population declines are thought unlikely to exceed 20% in any 3 generation period

B

Not applicable - EOO, AOO, habitat, locations or population not declining, population fluctuations not extreme

C

Not applicable - no continuing population decline or extreme fluctuations

D

Critically Endangered - population less than 50 mature individuals (but downgraded to Vulnerable as global status Least Concern)

E

Not applicable - no population viability analysis undertaken

IUCN Red List Assessment Data  

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Parameter  

Estimate

Reliability

Extent of Occurrence  

1,500,000 km²

medium

trend  

stable

low

Area of Occupancy  

2 km²

low

trend  

stable

low

Number of Mature Individuals  
10
low
trend  
decreasing
low
Number of sub-populations  

1

high

Number of locations  

1

medium

Largest sub-population  

10

low

Generation time  

15.6 years

low

Global population share  

less than 1%

high

Level of genetic exchange  

high

medium

Population type  

Population visiting Australia

IUCN Red List Status 2010  

Least Concern

Reason if Threatened or Near Threatened  

Not applicable

IUCN Red List Status 2000  

Least Concern

Reason if changed in 2010  

No change

IUCN Red List Status 1990  

Least Concern

Reason if changed in 2000  

No change


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