CR (PE)
Oahu Alauahio Paroreomyza maculata



Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: (Cabanis, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
The last well-documented observation of this species was in 1985, and recent searches specifically for the species have failed. It may have been driven extinct by disease spread by introduced mosquitoes. However, it cannot yet be presumed to be Extinct until all areas of remaining habitat have been thoroughly searched. Any remaining population is likely to be tiny, and for these reasons it is treated as Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct).



Population size: 1-7

Population trend: Unknown

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 80 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Paroreomyza maculata. 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.