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New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis



Family: Strigopidae (New Zealand Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce+3be+4be

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because its small population is estimated to be declining very rapidly, owing to the effects of introduced competitors and predators.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 461,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Nestor meridionalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017.