Green Racquet-tail Prioniturus luconensis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Steere, 1890

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered on the basis that its population is estimated to be very small, and thus less numerous than previously thought, and is inferred to be in on-going decline owing to trapping pressure, and the loss and degradation of suitable habitat.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 147,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Prioniturus luconensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/green-racquet-tail-prioniturus-luconensis on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.