VU
Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Sclater, 1906

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is undergoing a continuing decline, principally owing to the gradual dessication of water bodies within a highly localised range.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 17,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Agapornis nigrigenis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.