Brown-breasted Parakeet Pyrrhura calliptera

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Massena & Souanc√©, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range and a small population, known from fewer than ten locations, where it is declining rapidly owing to habitat loss and persecution as a crop-pest. These declines in range and population are expected to continue. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 3300-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 18,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Pyrrhura calliptera. Downloaded from on 28/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/10/2020.