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Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is heavily threatened by trapping for the national and international bird trade; it has already disappeared from large parts of its range. Its population is now very small and declining, and the species is therefore listed as Endangered.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 35,400 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aratinga solstitialis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.