Bismarck Honeyeater Vosea whitemanensis

Family: Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters)

Authority: (Gilliard, 1960)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a relatively small population which is undergoing a slow decline as a result of deforestation, in particular driven by expansion of oil palm plantations.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 25,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Vosea whitemanensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/04/2021.