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IUCN Species of the Day: Tahiti Monarch

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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm)

Photo credit: Ron Hoff

 

The Tahiti Monarch, Pomarea nigra, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Restricted to the west coast of Tahiti, this small flycatcher numbers fewer than 50 individuals – just 23 were counted in 2009. Continue reading