Red-necked Amazon Amazona arausiaca

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Müller, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
Conservation action has helped this species recover from an all-time population low in 1980. It still qualifies as Vulnerable because numbers remain very small and its range is small and restricted to a single island. However, if there are any future declines in available habitat, it may qualify for uplisting to Endangered.

Population size: 850-1000

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 190 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Amazona arausiaca. Downloaded from on 19/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/09/2021.