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Red-throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Ramsay, 1875)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii);D

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered because the lack of recent records, despite considerable survey effort, suggests it has a tiny population which is presumably continuing to decline as a result of predation from introduced rats and loss of habitat.



Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 37,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Charmosyna amabilis. 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.