Akekee Loxops caeruleirostris

Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: (Wilson, 1890)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3ce+4ace

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered owing to an extremely rapid decline in population size over the last ten years. Urgent action is required to halt the decline of this species, which until relatively recently was considered not uncommon.

Population size: 310-1000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Loxops caeruleirostris. Downloaded from on 20/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/01/2021.