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Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Lesson, 1830)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable as it is suspected to be undergoing a rapid population decline over three generations (60 years) owing to hunting for feathers. Should the species be declining at a more moderate rate, due to a reduction in hunting, this species will warrant downlisting to a lower category of threat.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 278,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Psittrichas fulgidus. 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.