Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is heavily trapped for the cage-bird trade and its habitat is undergoing a decline in extent and quality, largely due to conversion to agriculture. Anecdotal information and small-scale studies have indicated a population decline. For these reasons, the species is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1000000 - 10000000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,940,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Amazona aestiva. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/turquoise-fronted-amazon-amazona-aestiva on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.