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Pink-billed Parrotfinch Erythrura kleinschmidti



Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills, grass finches, munias and allies)

Authority: (Finsch, 1878)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a single subpopulation on the island of Viti Levu and qualifies as Vulnerable because recent surveys have shown that even though it has a larger population than previously estimated, the population is still small, and declining owing to habitat loss.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Erythrura kleinschmidti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.