Akiapolaau Hemignathus wilsoni

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: (Rothschild, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(ii)

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small, severely fragmented range, and is experiencing continuing declines in range, habitat quality and population, largely owing to the effects of introduced species. It is projected that the extirpation of small subpopulations will continue.

Population size: 800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 910 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Hemignathus wilsoni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/05/2022.