VU
Laysan Finch Telespiza cantans



Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: Wilson, 1890

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable owing to its very small range on a few tiny islands, where it is especially at risk from unpredictable climatic events.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Telespiza cantans. 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.