CR (PE)
South Island Kokako Callaeas cinereus



Family: Callaeidae (New Zealand wattlebirds)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
The last confirmed records of the species were in 2007, and it is considered by some to be extinct. If it is still extant, it is thought to have an extremely small population. Therefore, it is listed as Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct).



Population size: 0-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Callaeas cinereus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2020.