Flores Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Wallace, 1864

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This parrot qualifies as Endangered because it has a very small range, in which its habitat is severely fragmented and declining in extent and quality, with rapid declines suspected in the population. Its status is likely to deteriorate further if conservation measures are not implemented in the near future.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Loriculus flosculus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2019.