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Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Müller, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small and fragmented island distribution and is likely to continue to decline owing to ongoing depredation by black rats and, to a lesser extent, cats. However, there is some evidence that the population is stable, in which case it would qualify for a lower threat category.



Population size: 5000-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 75,500 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Vini peruviana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.