Least Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma

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Conservation

Conservation Status

Globally it is considered a Least Concern species, the global population and their trends have not been quantified but is considered stable as the species is not exploited. In Mexico this species is considered threatened. The biggest threat is the introduction of terrestrial mammals such as rats and cats to the islands of reproduction. In the Partida North Island is one of the densest colonies and important, which is highly vulnerable to introduced predators. In Partida islands and San Benito was conducted a successful plan for the eradication of exotic mammals.

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Least Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma microsoma), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/lsspet