Reunion Fody Foudia delloni

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: Cheke & Hume, 2008

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was endemic to the island of Réunion (to France), where it was once described as abundant. It was last seen shortly after 1672 and was likely driven to extinction following the arrival of rats on the island. It is therefore classified as Extinct.

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Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Foudia delloni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022.