New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris

Family: Acanthisittidae (New Zealand wrens)

Authority: Pelzeln, 1867

Red List Category

Criteria: A3ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small and fragmented population which is estimated to be undergoing a decline owing to heavy nest predation. It is therefore considered Endangered.

Population size: 5000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 78,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Xenicus gilviventris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022.