Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus forsteni

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1850

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is estimated to have a small population which is suspected to be undergoing moderately rapid population declines owing to trapping pressure for the wild bird trade. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1600-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 101,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Trichoglossus forsteni. Downloaded from on 26/05/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/05/2020.