Wilkins's Finch Nesospiza wilkinsi

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Lowe, 1923

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(i,ii); D

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Justification of Red List category

This species has an extremely small range and population size, and is experiencing continuing declines resulting from ongoing habitat degradation caused by invasive species and storms. It is therefore listed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesospiza wilkinsi. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.