Mexican Parrotlet Forpus cyanopygius

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Souanc√©, 1856)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
The species is listed as Near Threatened as its population has likely reduced at a rate approaching 30% over three generations based on estimated levels of exploitation and a reduction in area of occupancy and extent of occurrence. If declines are found to exceed 30%, the species would qualify for uplisting to Vulnerable. If there is evidence to suggest that the global population of this species is <10,000 mature individuals, and it is suffering a continuing decline of  >10% in three generations, it would also qualify for uplisting to Vulnerable.

Population size: 20000-49999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 177,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Forpus cyanopygius. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mexican-parrotlet-forpus-cyanopygius on 31/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 31/05/2023.