Snares Fernbird Poodytes caudatus

Family: Locustellidae (Grasshopper-warblers and grassbirds)

Authority: (Buller, 1894)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population and a restricted range, with the plausible threat of introduced predators driving it to CR or EX in a very short time. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2000-3500, 3000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Poodytes caudatus. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.