Akohekohe Palmeria dolei

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: (Wilson, 1891)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has an extremely small range. Its population size and extent of habitat are declining, probably as a result of the encroachment of avian malaria into higher elevations as temperatures increase due to climate change. For these reasons, it is listed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1100-2500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 70 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Palmeria dolei. Downloaded from on 02/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/03/2024.