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Blue-fronted Lorikeet Charmosyna toxopei



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Siebers, 1930)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species had not been positively identified for many years despite several surveys of Buru, until two birds were photographed in November 2014. This suggests that its population is very small, and likely to be decreasing given that its habitat is shrinking both in extent and quality. For these reasons it is considered Critically Endangered.



Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Charmosyna toxopei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017.