Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Ridgway, 1887

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered owing to a very rapid population decline. The population is now so small that lower (but still very significant) rates of decline are likely in the future (Collar et al. 1992).

Population size: 4700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,020,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Amazona oratrix. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2017.