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Grey-cheeked Parakeet Brotogeris pyrrhoptera



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Latham, 1801)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because it has been affected by very rapid rates of population decline caused by trapping for the cagebird trade, plus habitat loss. Future population declines are projected to be slower, but still a serious cause for concern.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 68,500 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Brotogeris pyrrhoptera. 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.