VU
Horned Parakeet Eunymphicus cornutus



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable as, although recent surveys indicate that there are likely to be over 5,000 mature individuals, the total population remains small, and is restricted to a single subpopulation which is suspected to have declined owing to habitat degradation.



Population size: 5300-6000

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 11,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Eunymphicus cornutus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.