Spot-breasted White-eye Heleia muelleri

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes and Yuhinas)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1865

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is scarce and local within its restricted range, and is likely to have a small global population size. It is suspected to be declining moderately rapidly owing to ongoing habitat loss. It is currently considered Near Threatened, and further studies are urgently required in order to clarify the magnitude of threats facing it.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 38,400 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Heleia muelleri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022.