Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes)

Authority: Newton, 1867

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
Recent assessments have revealed no evidence of declines in habitat quantity or quality, and following intensive conservation work the population numbers more than 250 mature individuals. This species remains threatened, but has been downlisted to Vulnerable, because it still has an very small population and is found in only a very small number of locations.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 120 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Zosterops modestus. Downloaded from on 17/10/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 17/10/2019.