Sanford's White-eye Zosterops lacertosus

Family: Zosteropidae (White-eyes and Yuhinas)

Authority: (Murphy & Mathews, 1929)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
Endemic to one small island, this species is likely to have a moderately small population. At present it is likely to be declining only slowly owing to the forest practices of the islanders, however its decline would accelerate were commercial logging to be initiated.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 810 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Zosterops lacertosus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022.