Akikiki Oreomystis bairdi

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: (Stejneger, 1887)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small and declining population, confined to one upland area where it is at risk from the effects of hurricanes and exotic taxa, including predators and disease.

Population size: 150-610 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 120 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Oreomystis bairdi. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.