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 (27 years) owing to hunting for feathers. Should the species be found to be declining at a more moderate rate, this species will warrant downlisting to a lower category of threat.

Population size: 20000-49999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 689,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Psittrichas fulgidus. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.