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Common Name

Scientific Name

Status

Population est.

Pop. trend

Southern Right Whale

Eubalaena australis

Vulnerable

7.500-8,000

Increasing

Sei Whale

Balaenoptera borealis

Endangered

30,000

?

Blue Whale

Balaenoptera musculus

Endangered

10,000-25,000

Increasing

Fin Whale

Balaenoptera physalus

Endangered

80,000

?

Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Least concern

30,000-40,000

Increasing

Magellanic Penguin

Spheniscus magellanicus

Near threatened

1.3 million pairs

Decreasing

Emperor Penguin

Aptenodytes forsteri

Near threatened

595,000

Stable

King Penguin

Aptenodytes patagonicus

Least concern

2 million pairs

Increasing

Rockhopper Penguin

Eudyptes chrysocome

Vulnerable

1.23 million pairs

Decreasing

Macaroni Penguin

Eudyptes chrysolophus

Vulnerable

6.3 million pairs

Decreasing

Adelie Penguin

Pygoscelis adeliae

Near threatened

2.37 million pairs

Increasing

Chinstrap Penguin

Pygoscelis antarcticus

Least concern

8 million

Increasing

Gentoo Penguin

Pygoscelis papua

Near threatened

387,000 pairs

Decreasing

Amsterdam Albatross

Diomedea amsterdamensis

Critically endangered 170

Decreasing

Antipodean Albatross

Diomedea antipodensis

Vulnerable

Decreasing

Tristan Albatross

Diomedea dabbenena

Critically endangered 7,100

Decreasing

Southern Royal Albatross

Diomedea epomophora

Vulnerable

27,200

Stable

Wandering Albatross

Diomedea exulans

Vulnerable

20,100

Decreasing

Northern Royal Albatross

Diomedea sanfordi

Endangered

25,000

Decreasing

Sooty Albatross

Phoebetria fusca

Endangered

30,000

Decreasing

Buller's Albatross

Thalassarche bulleri

Near threatened

64,000

Stable

44,500

Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross

Thalassarche carteri

Endangered

160,000

Decreasing

Shy Albatross

Thalassarche cauta

Near threatened

60,000-70,000

?

Grey-headed Albatross

Thalassarche chrysostoma

Endangered

250,000

Decreasing

Chatham Albatross

Thalassarche eremita

Vulnerable

16,000

Increasing

Campbell Albatross

Thalassarche impavida

Vulnerable

24,600

Increasing

Salvin's Albatross

Thalassarche salvini

Vulnerable

90,000

?

White-capped Albatross

Thalassarche steadi

Near threatened

200,000

Decreasing

White-bellied Storm Petrel

Fregetta grallaria grallaria

Least concern

300,000

Decreasing

Antarctic Tern

Sterna vittata

Least concern

140,000

?

Subantarctic Fur Seal

Arctocephalus tropicalis

Least concern

310,000

Increasing

Imperial Shag

Phalacrocorax atriceps

Least concern

?

?

Southern Elephant Seal

Mirounga leonina

Least concern

650,000

?

Blue Petrel

Halobaena caerulea

Least concern

3,000,000

Stable

Southern Giant Petrel

Macronectes giganteus

Least concern

150,000

Increasing

Northern Giant Petrel

Macronectes halli

Least concern

17,000-21,000

Increasing

Soft-plumaged Petrel

Pterodroma mollis

Least concern

5,000,000

Stable

Kermadec Petrel

Pterodroma neglecta

Least concern

150,000-200,000

Decreasing

Abbott's Booby

Papasula abbotti

Endangered

9,000

Decreasing