Red-and-blue Lory Eos histrio

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Müller, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range (being known from only a few locations) which is in decline owing to habitat loss. It has undergone a rapid population decline, largely as a result of trapping for trade, and this is projected to increase in the future. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 5500-14000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eos histrio. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.