Tag Archives: Seychelles

Archived 2019 topic: Seychelles White-eye (Zosterops modestus): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Seychelles White-eye The Seychelles White-eye (Zosterops modestus) has populations on the islands of Mahé and Conception in the Seychelles, with translocated populations on Frégate, Ile du Nord (North Island) and since 2018, Grande Soeur Island. The … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Aldabra Fody (Foudia aldabrana): revise global status?

Aldabra Fody (Foudia aldabrana) was recently split from F. eminentissima (see forum topic regarding this split here). Endemic to scrub, Casuarina woodland and coconut groves on Aldabra (Craig 2016), this species was assessed when split in 2016 as Near Threatened under … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Red-headed Fody (Foudia eminentissima) is being split: list F. aldabrana as Near Threatened and F. consobrina as Least Concern? Request for information on F. eminentissima

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Seychelles White-eye (Zosterops modestus): downlist from Endangered to Vulnerable?

BirdLife species factsheet for Seychelles White-eye: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22714018 Previous forum discussion on Seychelles White-eye: https://globally-threatened-bird-forums.birdlife.org/2014/08/seychelles-white-eye-zosterops-modestus-downlist-to-vulnerable/ This species is found on Conception and Mahé Islands of the Seychelles, and translocations to North Island, Frégate and Cousine have occurred. It is currently listed … Continue reading

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