Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Cabanis, 1885)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable, as capture for the cagebird trade and habitat loss have been causing rapid population declines. Even though illegal trade is still continuing, trapping has reduced drastically since the introduction of trade bans and the population is now starting to show signs of recovery in parts of its range.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 207,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Amazona tucumana. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.