Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to 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).
3000 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
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 - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome