VU
Vanikoro Monarch Mayrornis schistaceus



Family: Monarchidae (Monarchs)

Authority: Mayr, 1933

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is categorised as Vulnerable because the relatively small population, forming a single subpopulation, is believed to be in slow decline owing mainly to habitat loss and degradation caused by the gradual expansion of subsistence agriculture. 



Population size: 4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 260 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Mayrornis schistaceus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017.