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Wilkins's Bunting Nesospiza wilkinsi



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Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split species is listed as Endangered as it has an extremely small population which is threatened by habitat loss, with potential causes including invasive species, storms and wood-cutting.

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Afrotropical - realm

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Nesospiza wilkinsi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.