North Island Kokako Callaeas wilsoni

Family: Callaeidae (New Zealand wattlebirds)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population, which is found in several fragmented subpopulations. The population trend is an increase as a result of conservation action, but its recovery is entirely dependent on human intervention, and if this was removed the species may go into decline again. Therefore, this species is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2800

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 106,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Callaeas wilsoni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.