LC
Polynesian Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Foulehaio carunculatus, F. procerior and F. taviunensis (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as F. carunculatus following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 635,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.8 - - -

Population justification: The population is estimated to number 550,000 individuals on American Samoa.

Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to competition with introduced bird species.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
American Samoa N Extant Yes
Fiji N Extant Yes
Samoa N Extant Yes
Tonga N Extant Yes
Wallis and Futuna Islands (to France) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Fiji Ogea
Samoa Aleipata Marine Protected Area
Samoa O Le Pupu-Pu'e National Park
Samoa Uafato-Tiavea Forest
Tonga Fonualei
Tonga Late
Tonga Maninita, Taula, Lualoli
Tonga Tofua and Kao
Tonga Hunga Ha'apai, Hunga Tonga Islands
Wallis and Futuna Islands (to France) Alofi
Samoa Apia Catchments
Samoa Eastern Upolu Craters
Samoa Central Savaii Rainforest
American Samoa National Park of American Samoa - Tutuila
American Samoa National Park of American Samoa - Ta'u

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Foulehaio carunculatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.