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Iiwi Drepanis coccinea



Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: (Forster, 1781)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3bce+4bce

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Justification of Red List category
This species has experienced rapid declines in some parts of its range, and is projected to decline substantially by 2100 as a result of climate change and the resultant increased prevalance of avian malaria. The newly-introduced tree disease known as Rapid 'Öhi'a Death may also cause declines. Overall, a population reduction of 30-49% is suspected to occur over the next ten years and so the species is listed as Vulnerable.



Population size: 250000-500000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 44,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Drepanis coccinea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021.