VU
Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (P.L. Sclater, 1876)

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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 555,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Primolius couloni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.