VU
Inaccessible Finch Nesospiza acunhae



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Cabanis, 1873

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is abundant within its extremely small range and is not currently thought to be declining, the potential arrival of invasive species on Inaccessible Island could lead to extremely rapid declines such that the species could become Critically Endangered or Extinct within a short time period (as has happened on Tristan da Cunha). It is consequently classified as Vulnerable.



Population size: 23400

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 19 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Nesospiza acunhae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.