Vanikoro Monarch Mayrornis schistaceus

Family: Monarchidae (Monarch-flycatchers)

Authority: Mayr, 1933

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is categorised as Vulnerable because the relatively small population, forming a single subpopulation, is believed to be in slow decline owing mainly to habitat loss and degradation caused by the gradual expansion of subsistence agriculture. 

Population size: 4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 260 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Mayrornis schistaceus. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.