Red-fronted Macaw Ara rubrogenys

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Lafresnaye, 1847

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been undergoing very rapid declines mainly due to the impact of trapping. Its population is now extremely small, and despite high dispersal abilities the population exhibits a small-scale structuring into four different subpopulations. It therefore qualifies as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 134-272 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 27,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ara rubrogenys. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.