Marquesas Monarch Pomarea mendozae

Family: Monarchidae (Monarch-flycatchers)

Authority: (Hartlaub, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species formerly occurred on three islands, but survives on only one tiny island where its very small population is apparently stable, but still at risk from habitat degradation by sheep and predation by cats. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 160-250

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Pomarea mendozae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022.