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Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gould, 1858)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as it has a very small, decreasing range, within which changes in the burning regime and the introduction of cattle to the region have resulted in a long-term population decline, which is continuing despite intensive conservation efforts.



Population size: 2500

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Psephotellus chrysopterygius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2017.