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Golden Parakeet Guaruba guarouba



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted from Endangered because its population is estimated to be larger than previously thought. It is listed as Vulnerable on the basis that it nevertheless is estimated to have a small population and it is suspected that it will undergo a rapid decline over the next three generations owing to habitat loss and limited trapping pressure.



Population size: 6600-13400

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 516,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Guaruba guarouba. 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.