ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

PETITIONED: 2010

RANGE: Primarily Hawaii Island and Maui, with small populations on Oahu, Kauai and Molokai

THREATS: Climate change, disease, urban and agricultural development, nonnative species

POPULATION TREND: The ‘i‘iwi population is estimated at 360,000 birds, with about 90 percent of these on Hawaii Island and the remainder mostly on east Maui. Population trends show declines on all islands, but with some stability in areas above 1,250 meters in elevation, where disease incidence is currently low or absent.