VU
Chattering Lory Lorius garrulus



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is undergoing a rapid population decline that is projected to continue as a direct result of habitat loss and human exploitation for the cagebird trade. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 68,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lorius garrulus. 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.