Omao Myadestes obscurus

Family: Turdidae (Thrushes)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is numerous, it occurs in just two or three areas on Hawai`i, and is classified as Vulnerable on account of its very small occupied range. It is at risk from the effects of exotic taxa. Its present distribution is probably already strongly influenced by the presence of introduced mosquitoes, which spread avian disease.

Population size:

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Myadestes obscurus. Downloaded from on 21/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/01/2021.