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Ardenna carneipes (Gould, 1844) – Flesh-footed Shearwater

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits grasslands and inshore waters of subtropical regions. It is migratory, breeding in burrows on islands of Australia and New Zealand, and wintering in the Republic of Korea, India, Israel, Yemen, Vanuatu, Madagascar, and Chile (BirdLife International 2018). 

Conservation Status:  

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population size estimated at approx. 148,000 individuals. One of the major threats to this species is increased adult mortality through bycatching. Another threat is the ingestion of plastic particles by the chicks (BirdLife International 2018).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Ardenna carneipes . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22698188A132632581. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22698188A132632581.en. Accessed on 14 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Ardenna carneipes (Gould, 1844) – Flesh-footed Shearwater. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/892/Ardenna-carneipes
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