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Iris Lorikeet Psitteuteles iris



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Temminck, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species has a moderately small population, and it is likely to be in decline owing to trapping and habitat loss; it therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.



Population size: 6600-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 55,300 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Psitteuteles iris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.