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Ultramarine Lorikeet Vini ultramarina



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Kuhl, 1820)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it only survives only on one island, Ua Huka, where it appears to be declining, and is at grave risk of the island being colonised by Black Rats.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Vini ultramarina. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.