VU
Green-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura viridifacies



Family: Estrildidae (Waxbills, grass finches, munias and allies)

Authority: Hachisuka & Delacour, 1937

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it is believed to be undergoing a rapid population decline, primarily as a result of extensive habitat loss and, at least formerly, through trapping for the international cage-bird trade.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 264,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Erythrura viridifacies. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.