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Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
The species is threatened by illegal trapping for the parrot trade. Population declines have been rapid in the past, but the rates of illegal capture appears to be slowing down in recent years, at least in parts of its range. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 500000-4999999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,620,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Eupsittula canicularis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2021.