Long-billed White-eye Rukia longirostra

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes and Yuhinas)

Authority: (Takatsukasa & Yamashina, 1931)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc;D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is restricted to one small island where it has undergone a slow decline over recent decades. Should the rate of decline significantly increase, the species would warrant uplisting to a higher threat category.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 480 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rukia longirostra. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/long-billed-white-eye-rukia-longirostra on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/10/2023.