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Pitcairn Reed-warbler Acrocephalus vaughani



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small population which is continuing to decline on the one tiny island where it occurs, as a result of habitat degradation and predation by introduced mammals, which have recovered fairly quickly since control efforts.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

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: Acrocephalus vaughani. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.