Rodrigues Parrot Necropsittacus rodricanus

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Milne-Edwards, 1867)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was endemic to the island of Rodrigues, Mauritius, but is now Extinct. It was last reported in 1761 and presumably hunted to extinction soon after.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Necropsittacus rodricanus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rodrigues-parrot-necropsittacus-rodricanus on 05/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/12/2023.