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Geelvink Pygmy-parrot Micropsitta geelvinkiana



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Schlegel, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This diminutive parrot is thought to have a moderately small population, and although trends are unclear it is inferred to be in decline owing to habitat loss. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Micropsitta geelvinkiana. 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.