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Montane Racquet-tail Prioniturus montanus



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Ogilvie-Grant, 1895

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a small range, within which its small population is threatened by habitat conversion at lower elevations but is not yet considered to be severely fragmented or restricted to a few locations, and little is currently known about the population size and structure of, and threats to, this species. Further information will improve the accuracy of this assessment.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 10,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Prioniturus montanus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/04/2017.