Bismarck Hanging-parrot Loriculus tener

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Sclater, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is classified as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population which is restricted to very low lying forest. These areas are being rapidly converted to oil palm plantations and hence the population is undoubtedly declining.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 146,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Loriculus tener. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.