VU
Blue-eyed Cockatoo Cacatua ophthalmica



Family: Cacatuidae (Cockatoos)

Authority: Sclater, 1864

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because remote-sensing techniques indicate that the lowland forest on which this species depends for nesting has been cleared at such a rate that the population is likely to be undergoing a rapid decline. The rate of forest loss has slowed recently, and the species may be declining at a slower rate into the future. 



Population size: 10000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 63,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Cacatua ophthalmica. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.