Maui Alauahio Paroreomyza montana

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: (Wilson, 1890)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered owing to its very small and contracting range where habitat degradation is ongoing. The population is thought to be declining and is highly susceptible to avian malaria, with climate change projected to cause an increase in the elevation below which regular transmission occurs.

Population size: 60000-70000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 308 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: Paroreomyza montana. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/maui-alauahio-paroreomyza-montana on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.