Tahiti Monarch Pomarea nigra

Family: Monarchidae (Monarchs)

Authority: (Sparrman, 1786)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
Although intensive conservation action has now reversed declines and resulted in a substantial population increase, the population size remains tiny, and the species therefore qualifies as Critically Endangered.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (MANU)

Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 30 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Pomarea nigra. Downloaded from on 29/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/09/2020.