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Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis
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Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Cory, 1913)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because clearance and fragmentation of forest at middle elevations, mainly in the Central Mountains and Tilarán Mountains of Costa Rica, are likely to be causing significant declines in its small range and (presumably) population.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Touit costaricensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017.