Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis

Family: Acrocephalidae (Reed-warblers)

Authority: (Oustalet, 1877)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened. It is found on five islands and its population size is increasing owing to translocations and habitat management; there are not thought to be any threats that could drive the species to Critically Endangered or Extinct in a very short time (it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion D2).

Population size: 3000

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 31 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus sechellensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021.