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Wahnes's Parotia Parotia wahnesi



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Near Threatened. The population is estimated to be small but it is not thought to be undergoing a continuing decline; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion C2a(i). 

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Parotia wahnesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016.