Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd; C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is suffering from trapping pressure and habitat loss in large parts of its range in mainland Venezuela. Despite population increases as a consequence of conservation measures on Caribbean islands, the overall population is thought to decline slowly. The total population size is suspected to be small and consisting of several moderately small subpopulations. The species is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 135,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Amazona barbadensis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/yellow-shouldered-amazon-amazona-barbadensis on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/02/2024.