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Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii



Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Seebohm, 1887)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This woodpecker has a single tiny, declining population which is threatened by the continued loss of mature forest to logging, dam construction, agriculture, and military and golf course developments. These factors qualify it as Critically Endangered.



Population size: 100-390

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 980 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Palearctic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Dendrocopos noguchii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.