Seychelles Parakeet Palaeornis wardi

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (E. Newton, 1867)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found in the Seychelles, but it is now Extinct as a result of hunting pressure. The last known individuals were shot in 1893, and none were found on a survey in 1906.

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: Palaeornis wardi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/seychelles-parakeet-palaeornis-wardi on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/12/2023.