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Wilkins's Finch Nesospiza wilkinsi



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Lowe, 1923

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

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Nesospiza wilkinsi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.