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

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Micropsitta geelvinkiana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2021.