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Splendid White-eye Zosterops luteirostris



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is estimated to have a very small population which is likely to be declining through habitat loss, leading to its categorisation as Endangered. If its range were judged to be severely fragmented, it may be classified as Critically Endangered; conversely if it were found to be highly tolerant of habitat perturbation it may be downlisted to Vulnerable.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 35 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 - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Zosterops luteirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.