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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 has been uplisted to 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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 147,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Prioniturus luconensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2017.