Biak White-eye Zosterops mysorensis

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes)

Authority: Meyer, 1874

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a highly restricted and fragmented range, and is apparently now scarce and local, suggesting that it has declined. Although it is apparently tolerant of secondary habitats, it may have been affected negatively by logging and forest clearance. It is considered Near Threatened, and further studies are urgently needed in order to clarify the current magnitude of threats facing it.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Zosterops mysorensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2020.