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Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Cassin, 1853)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
The combination of high levels of exploitation for the cagebird trade, long-term habitat loss and reduced density estimates indicates that this species is declining very rapidly. It consequently qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 2000-4300

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 61,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Amazona viridigenalis. 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.