Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Cory, 1913)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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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 causing significant declines in its small population.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

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

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Touit costaricensis. Downloaded from on 25/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/01/2021.