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Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1894

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
Very high levels of forest clearance, fragmentation and degradation have presumably resulted in this species undergoing rapid population declines, qualifying it as Vulnerable. Total numbers are difficult to assess, but the population may be small.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 984,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Leptosittaca branickii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.