VU
Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni



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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 declining owing to exploitation for the cagebird trade and deforestation.

Population size: 9200-46000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 373,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Neotropical - realm
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Primolius couloni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.