Teardrop White-eye Rukia ruki

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes and Yuhinas)

Authority: (Hartert, 1897)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Endangered because, although its range is extremely small, observations regarding its habitat use imply that it is not severely fragmented; however, the species has a very small population, which is suspected to be in slow decline owing to limited habitat degradation.

Population size: 350

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 50 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rukia ruki. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/teardrop-white-eye-rukia-ruki on 30/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/05/2023.