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Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus



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Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has an extremely small population. Recent assessments have revealed no evidence of declines in habitat quantity or quality, and following intensive conservation work the population may now number more than 250 mature individuals. Confirmation of this would likely make the species eligible for downlisting.

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Zosterops modestus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.