Kiritimati Reed-warbler Acrocephalus aequinoctialis

Family: Acrocephalidae (Reed-warblers)

Authority: (Latham, 1790)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it is suspected to be confined to just two coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands, Kiribati. It has already been extirpated from one atoll and declines are suspected within parts of the remaining occupied range.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,600 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus aequinoctialis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/kiritimati-reed-warbler-acrocephalus-aequinoctialis on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.