Department of the Environment and Heritage, May 2005
- National recovery plan for ten species of Seabirds (PDF - 149 KB)
- National recovery plan for ten species of Seabirds - Issues Paper (PDF - 348 KB)
About the plan
The Round Island Petrel (Pterodroma arminjoniana) and the Herald Petrel (Pterodroma heraldica) were listed as threatened species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) in July 2002 on the basis of recommendations from the Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC). The category of listing for both species is critically endangered.
The Antarctic Tern (New Zealand) (Sterna vittata bethunei) was listed as a threatened species under the EPBC Act in July 2000. The category of listing for the Antarctic Tern (New Zealand) is endangered.
The Antarctic Tern (Indian Ocean) (Sterna vittata vittata), the Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea), the Fairy Prion (southern) (Pachyptila tutur subantarctica), the Heard Shag (Phalacrocorax nivalis), the Macquarie Shag (Phalacrocorax purpurascens), the Soft-plumaged Petrel (Pterodroma mollis) and the Australian Lesser Noddy (Anous tenuirostris melanops) were listed as threatened species under the EPBC Act in July 2000. The category of listing for these species is vulnerable.