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Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,600
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown medium Estimated 0
Population trend Unknown -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6 - - -
Population justification: The population of subspecies asuncionis is estimated to number 1,821 individuals on Sarigan alone, as well as occurring through the rest of the northern and central Northern Mariana Islands (to U.S.A.); subspecies saffordi has an estimated total population size of 63,120 individuals; subspecies kobayashii had an estimated total population size of 59,690 in 1991; subspecies kurodai is common, with a total population estimated to number 109,360 individuals; subspecies major has a total population estimated to number 165,440 individuals; subspecies dichromata has an estimated total population size of 358,070, and the nominate subspecies rubrata has a total population estimated to number 136,360 individuals. In total then the total population is estimated to number 850,000-900,000 individuals (the sum of individual estimates being 893,861).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Guam (to USA) Native Extinct       Yes
Micronesia, Federated States of Native Extant       Yes
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Native Extant       Yes
Palau Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Micronesia, Federated States of Mount Winipot / Tol South site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Pohnpei Watershed Forest Reserve site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Wiya Swiftlet Cave site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Yap Island site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Yela River Watershed site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Aguiguan Island and Naftan Rock site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Alamagan Island site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Asuncion Island site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Guguan Island site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Maug Islands site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Northern Saipan site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Rota site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Sarigan Island site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Tinian Island site factsheet
Northern Mariana Islands (to USA) Topachau-Susupe-Kagman site factsheet
Palau Middle Ridge, Babeldaob site factsheet
Palau Ngerutechei, Babeldaob site factsheet
Palau Peleliu site factsheet
Palau Rock Islands, Palau site factsheet
Palau Western Ridge, Babeldaob site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
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
Altitude 0 - 800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Myzomela rubratra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters)
Species name author (Lesson, 1827)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Unknown
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 1,600 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species