Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Critically Endangered because population modelling predicts an extremely rapid decline owing to nest predation by the introduced Sugar Glider Petaurus breviceps
in its Tasmanian breeding range. Habitat loss and alteration are also thought to be contributing to declines.
1000-2499 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome