Santarem Parakeet Pyrrhura amazonum

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Hellmayr, 1906

Red List Category

Criteria: A4cd

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Justification of Red List category
Based on a model of deforestation in the Amazon basin, and its potential susceptibility to trapping for the bird trade, it is suspected that the population of this newly-split parakeet is declining very rapidly over three generations, and it has therefore been listed as Endangered.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 392,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Pyrrhura amazonum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2021.