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Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Linnaeus, 1758

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable because the extent of the annual harvest for international trade, in combination with the rate of ongoing habitat loss, means it is now suspected to be undergoing rapid declines over three generations (47 years).



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,490,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Psittacus erithacus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.